Short Short

Have a fresh, exciting story that’s longer than a flash fiction piece, but shorter than a long short story? A story that weighs in at 1,500 words or less? If so, then you might want to pull it from your files or your computer and consider entering it in the 16th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition.

The winning entries will all be featured in the 16th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection. In addition:

The First Place Winner will receive: $3,000 in cash and have their short story title published in Writer’s Digest magazine’s July/August 2016 issue. He or she will also receive a paid trip to the 2016 Writer’s Digest Conference along with a collection of helpful writing resources.

The Second Place Winner will receive: $1,500 in cash and have their short story title published in Writer’s Digest magazine’s July/August 2016 issue. He or she will also receive a collection of helpful writing resources.

The Third Place Winner will receive: $500 in cash and have their short title published in Writer’s Digest magazine’s July/August 2016 issue, along with a collection of helpful writing resources.

Your entry must be original, in English, unpublished, not accepted by any other publisher or producer at the time of submission. Any piece posted online, anywhere other than a personal blog, is considered published.Writer’s Digest retains one-time nonexclusive publication rights to the winning entries it publishes.

Enter online or submit your entry via regular mail. The early bird deadline: November 16. For more details, visit: writersdigest.com. Write on!

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I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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