THE CONTESTS

These flash fiction and poetry contests offer chances for writers at every stage in the journey. Do you want to show yourself and others that you can finish what you start? Experiment with a new style, character, or scenario? Develop bonus content for your
regular audience? Reach new readers?

These contests are

for you!

First Prize

 $10 Amazon gift card

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Second & Third Prize

$5 Amazon gift cards

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Delivered to your inbox

the Process

Weeks 1-2: submit via the form at the bottom of this page. (Required fields have been clearly marked.) Each person can submit up to 2 pieces per contest. There is no entry fee but work must not be published or submitted elsewhere prior to publication here. A copy of your submission will be sent to your inbox.

Weeks 3-4: All entries will be posted over a 2 day period in the order they were received. Entries are judged based on the following reader responses: 

Like (+1 point)

Comment (+2 points)

Share (+3 points)

For writers with 2 entries, the submission with higher points will be considered for ranking.

Week 5: The three authors of the highest-point entries will be notified via email and awarded their prizes.

the Schedule

(2020)

Feb 1-14: submissions accepted

for flash fiction contest

Theme: a breaking

Feb 28: notification of winners

 

May 1-14: submissions accepted
for poetry contest

Theme: a lesson learned

May 29: notification of winners

August 1-14: submissions accepted
for flash fiction contest

Theme: discovery

August 29: notification of winners

November 1-14: submissions accepted for poetry contest

Theme: rebirth

November 29: notification of winners

Questions and Answers

(coming soon)

First Prize

 $10 Amazon gift card

-

Second & Third Prize

$5 Amazon gift cards

-

Delivered to your inbox

-BLOGGER OF SPECULATIVE FICTION-

LJ BERGQUIST