We look forward to reading your work! Quarterly Flash Fiction Contest. Quarterly Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest.
The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, great writing, and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants. The contest is open globally; age is of no matter; and entries must be in English. We are open to all styles and genres of flash fiction, although we do encourage you to take a close look at our guest judge for the season upper right hand corner if you are serious about winning. Remember, we only allow for entries, so enter early to ensure your spot. The title is not to be counted in your word count.
This is not a reading fee. Entry fees are used to award our 20 winners as well as administrative costs. We are limiting the number of entries to a maximum of stories. Please enter early to ensure inclusion. If we reach entries, we will disable the PayPal buttons. Upon the close of our contest, and after the winners are announced, you will receive a critique from one of our round table judges on three categories:.
Prose, Poetry, and Passages.
You will be provided with your scores in each category, and personal editorial feedback as well. That is the general impression your story had on the reader. Please be patient upon the close of our contest and allow time for our editors to thoroughly critique your piece. We send out critiques after the contest winners are announced. Note: Previous winners who placed 1 st , 2 nd , or 3 rd ARE allowed to reenter this season.
Also, if you placed as a runner up or honorable mention previously, you may enter again. Basically, everyone is welcome to enter! Fall Essay Contest Sponsored by Skirt! Summer Flash Fiction Contest.
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Winter Flash Fiction Contest. Fall Flash Fiction Contest. The mission of this contest is to inspire creative nonfiction and provide well-rewarded recognition to contestants. Your story must be true, but the way you tell it is your chance to get creative. We are open to all styles of essay—from personal essay to lyric essay to hybrid essay, and beyond! Entry fees are used to award our winners as well as administrative costs. We are limiting the number of entries to a maximum of essays. The first round is the most intensive round of judging and typically lasts a month and one week.
During this time, eight judges will be reviewing essays, and editors will be critiquing essays as well. If you have any questions, you are always welcome to email us at contestinfo[at]wow-womenonwriting[dot]com and we will respond right away. We will post all significant updates here. You are also welcome to follow our social networks for updates Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , or sign up for our email newsletter HERE.
Thank you for your participation, and good luck in judging! Q4 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest. Q3 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest. He has been writing a novel on and off for the last five years, and swears he'll finish it. His poetry has appeared in more than ninety publications, and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.
He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife Samantha. Judith lives with her husband and son in upstate NY where she often can be found running through town while listening to scary stories on her iPod. Judith's story Predator appears in the June issue of HelloHorror. He is a tortured Atlanta sports enthusiast and considers Franz Kafka his greatest literary influence.
Vanessa K. Eccles is the founder and executive editor of Belle Reve Literary Journal. She is the author of Psalms of Me and is currently working on a YA novel.
Vanessa's short story Whispers appears in the February issue of HelloHorror. Carolyn D. Elias is an author who lives in Hancock, Minnesota with her husband and two cats. She writes poetry and short stories. Carolyn also works as a freelance editor. Connect with Carolyn at www. Carolyn's poem The Rat appears in the Winter issue. Steve Erdmann, having spent a lifetime living and struggling in the ways and styles of a born and breed Midwestern, now wants to share the experiences of fellow St. Louisans and those of the Mississippi Basin. In the past, he has attended Washington and Webster Universities, has written on the paranormal, and is highly concerned with the Divorce Racket and government conspiracies.
He currently belongs to the Carondelet Historical Society. He can be reached through this editor or at dissenterdisinter yahoo. Steve's short story A Requiem for St. Aloysius appears in the October issue of HelloHorror.
Ashley Fain is a performer, writer, dreamer, and explorer residing in Los Angeles. She is originally from Baltimore, MD. She is currently revising her follow-up poem to Garden of Graves which appears in the April issue of HelloHorror. Grant Farley lives and writes along the edge of LA.source
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He is the author of five books, a screenplay, a comic book series, and many short stories and essays. For more information on Steven and his writing, feel free to visit his website: stevenfinkelstein. Steven's story, Old Tom, appears in the August issue of HelloHorror and his story Snow is being serialized in three parts.
Crawling from the depths of rural Norfolk, Gemma Fisk studied a degree in English Literature alongside the Humanities and is now both a freelance editor, and also a senior poetry editor for a literary journal. You can find her latest releases at her website gfisk1. Gemma's story Shoot appears in the August issue of HelloHorror. Alex Friedman was described in a eulogy as a fictitious character created as part of an elaborate hoax. He writes, works, and studies at Miami University. Gabrielle Friesen is celebrating her first accepted piece of fiction with HelloHorror.
She is currently attending college to study history. She loves monsters a lot, and her thoughts on monsters can be found here: monsterrepository.
You can also follow her on Twitter at: gaellefriesen. At the moment, her Xbox Live score is , which basically tells you how magnificent she is. His short fiction has appeared in dozens of zines and anthologies, as well as the Pseudopod webcast. He blogs at synchroshock. He has also written an introduction to comparative mythology, available as a free PDF at his website.
Gillespie is a longtime horror writer and fan who lives in middle Tennessee.
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