Monday, 5 December 2016

Motivational Monday! Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition

This is another one with a close closing date, you've got just over a week to get your story written or polished as this one closes on Thursday the 15th of December!

So this week we're featuring The Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition!

This competition is for an original short story up to 1,500 words long. There is no set theme or genre so any is accepted.

The winner will recieve $3,000 in cash, publication in Writer's Digest magazine and a paid trip to the WD conference.
Second place will recieve $1,500 in cash and publication in WD Magazine.
Third place will recieve $500 and publication in WD magazine.
Fourth through the tenth place will each recieve $100 and publication of the title of their story in WD magazine.
Eleventh to twenty-fifth place will recieve a $50 voucher for the WD shop and a copy of the 17th annual WD Competition Collection.
 All of the winning entries will also be on display in the 17th annual Writer's Digest Comptition Collection.

Your story must be original, unpublished (except on a personal blog) and not exceed the 1,500 word limit. You must also submit your story online along with payment of the entry fee which is $20 - $25.

Please remember to check the website for formatting guidelines and more information, sadly many pieces of work are disqualified in many competitions simply because the writer did not use the desired formatting, don't be one those!

To read the rules, find out more and to enter please visit Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition.

Happy writing

Rach x

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