Reporting from Lopstick, a Fabulous Fall Fiction Contest Roundup!
Grab yer hot apple cider (or cold lemonade, depending on where ya live), an' git yer keyboard a-clackin', 'cause these contests are 'bout ta wend tha way o' tha wind... Halloween-theme. Either one short story (max 4,000 words), one play (max 10 pages), or up to three flash fictions (max 1,500 words each) and / or poems (max one page each). Enter by October 1, 2021. Win up to $50. Bonus points "for pieces related to the theme of 'Home'." 100 words exactly. Enter by October 19
"The César Egido Serrano Foundation was created to propose that the word be the tool of coexistence between cultures and religions and against all violence." How cool is that?! But this foundation gets even cooler. You can win up to $20,000 with your flash fiction tale (capped at 100 words)! From the website: Taking into account the objective of the Foundation, which is that the word is the tool of coexistence between different cultures, religions and ideologies, the VI Editi
Nonconforms and nots.
The Shoreline of Infinity is lapping at your literary heels... Guidelines and suggestions: 1. Read a copy of Shoreline of Infinity to get the vibe. 2. Submit engaging science fiction or fantasy, "something that gives reality a tweak on the nose – an idea that makes us stop and think." 3. And make sure the story has "characters we want to meet and have a drink with or from whom we want to run screaming away; we want characters to hug to ease the pain; we want to read the s
We're at the peak of the fifth surge. And only now I realize remote teaching is more personable than masks. *** And with that 2-sentence, 20-word story, I flaunt the "previously unpublished" rule of the " 'Stories out of School' Flash Fiction Contest." Because I am a naughty schoolgirl -- always have been, always will be!