Creative Writing Institute’s Annual Short Story Contest

 

No Entry Fee

It’s exciting! It’s titillating! Join the fun! See if you can place in the top ten in our International Short Story Contest. Winners will be published in our 2015 Anthology.

First place: a FREE writing course with a personal tutor, valued at $260 USD.

Second place: $50 Amazon gift card or a credit of $150 USD toward a writing course with a personal tutor, valued at $260 USD.

Third place: $25 Amazon gift card or a credit of $100 USD toward a writing course with a personal tutor, valued at $260 USD.

This is a themed contest and this exact sentence must appear in the story:

“I got more than I bargained for!”

We would like to encourage mystery stories, but the genre is open. (See http://www.CWinst.com/   for definitions and complete Rules.)

  1. Story must be 1000 – 2000 words.
  2. No swearing, profanity, explicit sexual scenes, graphic violence, etc.
  3. Entry must not have been published before.
  4. ONE submission per person, please
  5. Accepting submissions INTERNATIONALLY from July 15, 2015 until August 15, 2015, midnight, USA Eastern Standard Time. No early or late submissions will be accepted so check your calendars.
  6. Entries will only be accepted by posting entry at https://CreativeWritingInstitute.submittable.com/submit
  7. As you go through the submission process, there will be a space for you to copy and paste your document.  Do NOT send attachments or emailed entries as these will NOT be accepted.

Direct your questions to Ms. Jo Popek, head judge, at ms.jo@cwinst.com.

See the FULL set of directions at http://www.CreativeWritingInstitute.com.

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