Success only flourishes in perseverance -- ceaseless, restless perseverance.
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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

The Short Story Contest!!

Photo by Julien Tromeur
The Notes From the Writing Chair Short Story Contest!  

Here are the official rules:

1. Entries must be original, unpublished works of fiction 7500 words or less.

2. Entries will be accepted September 18, 2012-October 31, 2012. (Cut-off for entries will be at 8am MDT November 1.)

3. Entries must be submitted via email to this address as an attached file in .rtf format. Manuscript should be in Times New Roman 12pt, or similar font, with no identifying information on the manuscript itself. Your email should include your name, address, email address, story title and word count. Please put the words: Contest Entry: Story Title as the subject of your email (with the title of your story).

Entries will go to the story wrangler who will forward the unmarked attachments to the judge (me). Authors of the stories will not be revealed until after the judging is complete.

4. The judge will select one winner at her sole discretion. Winner will receive publication of the story on the Notes From the Writing Chair blog, and an author spotlight/interview on the blog. All entries will receive feedback from the judge. The winner will be announced on Friday, November 16, 2012.

Submit your stories HERE. 

Good luck! I look forward to reading your entries. Please let all your writer friends know about the contest!


ali cross said...

How fun!

Carolyn V said...

Wow! That sounds so great Angie! I'll pass on the news!

Melanie Goldmund said...

Ack! I'm being attacked by writer's block! Ack!

Love the phrase "story wrangler", by the way. :-)

Angie said...

You can do it, Melanie! Don't let writer's block win! Thanks, guys!

Jackee said...

How cool! I'll see if I can put something together. :o) Thanks, Angie!

Randy said...

What kind of short stories are you looking for people to submit?