Attention writers! This month’s short story contest theme is:
A trip with an unexpected outcome
Entries must be received by midnight Monday, May 30th, cst. The winning story will be featured during the month of June. Read on for further guidelines.
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Stories are to be 1,500 to 3,000 words. All genres welcome. Please keep it ‘R’ rated or less. No discriminatory themes, explicit violence, or explicit sexual content.
The winning entry will be published in a guest post the first Monday of the following month.
You retain exclusive rights to your work and are free to republish. Republished stories are welcome.
There is an entry fee of $5.00 (USD). The winning entry will be awarded a prize via PayPal. The amount of the prize is based on the number of entries, with a minimum of $25.00 (USD).
Writers must be 18 years old or over to enter. By submitting your entry, you are certifying you meet this requirement.
Please complete the form below with your submission, including a brief bio, which may include social media handles and the titles of any published works you would like to promote. Your website URL will also be included, if provided.
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