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Why I'll avoid the Sunday Star Times Short Story Contest again in 2017

Last year I posted about not entering the Sunday Star Times Short Story Contest, New Zealand’s “premier” short story contest (free entry, up to $3000 prize, has launched many careers, etc.), because the rules were egregious. 513 more words


The Enemy of My Enemy

I, the Blue King and the Green King had been adversaries for many years, simply because we shared a common border between our kingdoms, but neither one of us had ever tried to conquer the other.  457 more words

Short Story Contest

Temporal Loop

I woke up this morning at 4:25 AM, but my alarm was set for 5 AM, so I figured that I could get another 35 minutes of sleep.  521 more words

Short Story Contest

Call for Submissions! The Cost of Paper Open Until Oct. 31


1. A short story <2,000 words

2. Submitted by October 31 via Submittable

It’s that simple.


Creative Writing

Maddie Guerrera Gets The Bronze In Nationwide Short Story Contest

Madison “Maddie” Guerrera is a freshman at Faith Preparatory School in New Milford, CT.  She enjoys writing, musical theater, 1930’s cartoons and photography.  She has performed in many different musicals and plays at the local theaters and hopes to one day become and actress on Broadway and a playwright.  134 more words

Molly Anne Brewer Nabs 3rd in Nationwide Writing Contest

Molly Anne Brewer of Indiana is a new author who enjoys penning stories with fantastical and sometimes macabre twists. She grew up in a small town, the youngest of eight children in a family of musicians, writers, actors, poets and artists. 150 more words