Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Flash Fiction Contests

I've decided to add some contest info/announcements on my blog for readers/writers who are on the lookout for a fast buck, a challenge or just something to occupy their time with.. May you find a home for your baby flashes!

WHIM'S PLACE Flash Fiction Contest
A quarterly contest specializing in 500-word short stories.

Whim's Place Flash Fiction Contest is a quarterly contest specializing in
500-word short stories. Each quarter eight prizes totalling $750 are
awarded. Winners are published on the website and may be included in a
future short story collection with author permission only. All genres and
nationalities accepted. Entry fee: $5 per story. The current contest runs
from April 1 to June 30, 2007.Visit
http://www.whimspla contest.asp for guidelines.

THE WRITER Short Story Contest
www.writermag. com

Prizes: $1,000, first place; $300, second place; $200, third place.
Entry fee: $10.00. For stories up to 2,000 words. Deadline: June 30, 2007.

See all details, along with the entry form at
http://www.writerma default.aspx? c=a&id=3323

READING WRITERS Flash Fiction Contest
http://www.readingw contest.htm

Deadline: May 31, 2007.
Want stories with a beginning, middle, end. Length: up to 500 words. A
bridge must be mentioned in the story. Entry Fee: None. Grand Prize: $100,
and the winning story will be published in The Verb. Winner will also
receive a copy of Flash Fiction: Very Short Stories (edited by James Thomas,
Denise Thomas, and Tom Hazuka. See all details at the web site.

BYLINE MAGAZINE Contests (snips from their web site)
http://www.bylinema asp

Flash Fiction-- Deadline April 5, 2007. A quick fiction that feels complete
in fewer than 1,000 words. These stories depend on atmosphere, technique,
and a sense of immediacy. Entry fee $5. Prizes: $40, $30, $20.

Personal Memoir-- Deadline May 25, 2007. An incident or reminiscence from
your own life that left a lasting impression. Written in first person, 1,000
words maximum. Entry fee $5. Prizes: $40, $30, $20.

Short-Short Story-- Deadline June 5, 2007. General short story up to 2,000
words. Entry fee $5. Prizes: $40 $30, $20

posted by Rachelle
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