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MidWeek Update: Writing Contests…


It’s Hump Day Wednesday and this is for the writers. You have not one, not two, but three contests that I like to pass along to you. All thanks to The Writer.

Credit source: The Writer

Our latest short story contest:

After the Fall short story contest - The Writer magazine

Fall in love

Fall from grace

Fall apart

A falling out

The harder they fall…

Write a 2,000-word fictional short story using any nuance, definition, or understanding of the word “fall.”

Click Here to Enter






ServiceScape Short Story Award


Friday, November 30, 2018



$1,000.00 USD


For this writing award, any genre or theme of the short story is accepted. All applicants should submit their original unpublished work of short fiction or nonfiction, up to 5,000 words. Along with receiving an award for $1,000.00 USD, the winner will have his or her short story featured within our blog, which reaches thousands of readers per month. You can find more information on our short story writing contest at

Contact Information

ServiceScape Incorporated





Third Wednesday One Sentence Poetry Contest


Friday, November 30, 2018


Entry Fees

$5, but each person who enters will receive a PDF copy of the contested issue (a $5 value).


3 Prizes of $50


Whether it’s an American Sentence, Haiku(ish) or just a great poetic sentence, we want to see what you can pack into the basic building block of literature, the sentence. Visit our website to see examples of winning poems.

The Simple Rules:

Each poem should have a title and should consist of a single English sentence with conventional punctuation. There is no limit on length.

You may include up to 3 one sentence poems in your entry, which must be a single-spaced .doc or .docx file. Do not include any identifying information within the body of the document. Multiple entries are allowed.

Entries will be accepted from September 1 to November 30, 2018, through our Submittable account. No email or paper submissions will be considered.

Contact Information

David Jibson, Editor
Third Wednesday Magazine


You have the time. Just read the information above and click on the links.


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