Writer’s Digest has been shining a spotlight on up and coming fiction writers with its Short Fiction Writing Competition. Running for its 20th edition, the Short Short Fiction competition is open for writers of all fiction sub-genre. Moreover, the Short Fiction Writing Competition is a challenge for authors to tell a compelling story in under 1,500 words.
The Writer’s Digest will select 25 Winners for its 2019 Short Fiction Writing Competition. Among them,
All participants of the Writer’s Digest Short Fiction Writing Competition must be of age 18 years or older or over the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside.
Moreover, US citizens and also Non-US writers can enter the international writing competition. However, due to U.S. Government restrictions, entries from Syria, Iran, North Korea, or Crimea are not acceptable.
The entrants must produce an original, in English, unpublished and unproduced entries. Nor any other publisher or producer should have accepted the entries at the time of submission.
In order to enter in the Writer’s Digest Short Short Fiction competition, the participants must submit their writing online. Further, the participants must pay the required entry fee associated with the writings.
Early-Bird Entry Fees(submitted on or before 11:59 pm EST, November 15, 2019)
Further, the writers must adhere to the submission rules which states that entries must be formatted to 8-1/2 x 11 or A4 paper. Also, the writers should use a double-spaced format. However, entries files should not include name, address, and phone number in the upper left-hand corner of the first page.
Also, the writers should take a special consideration that their entries don’t exceed the 1,500-word limits.
Writer’s Digest accepts the submission for the Short Fiction Writing Competition until 11:59 pm EST, November 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are not eligible.