Good Afternoon creative peeps! It’s time for some writing contests courtesy of The Writer!
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Our Current Contest: The 2021 100-Word Contest!
Could you tell a complete story in just 100 words? Submit your best work in any genre, fiction OR nonfiction, in less than 100 words for your chance to win $1,000.
Deadline: October 5, 2021
Grand prize: $1,000 and publication in our magazine
Word count: 100 words or lessEnter our contest today!
Need to brush up on your skills before entering the contests below?
For short story contests, here are a few of our favorite fiction writing articles:
- Win big with writing contests
- Editors’ tips for getting your short stories published
- How to write a captivating short story
- Creating fully developed fictional characters (that are not secretly you)
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- Rotary Club of Stratford – 5th Annual Short Story Contest Deadline: 10/31/2021
That is it for now, but you can go to writermag.com for more contests, great articles, get your writing published, etc. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be safe, you know the rest. Also be blessed!
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