Creative Fiction Writing Contest

Raccoon Typing

Contest Rules

Deadline: July 31st

Word Count Maximum: 5,000

We will be accepting stories of all kinds this year. Send us your best yarns for a chance at great prizes. 

Submissions should be:

  • Original, unpublished, work.

  • Suitable for a general audience.

  • Under 5,000 words.

  • Devoid of identifying names within the story, or on its pages. Please include your full name in the email, but do not include it on any of the pages of the story. We want judges to be able to read the stories anonymously.

  • Submitted to with the subject heading “Fiction Contest 2024.” 

  • Other Rules and Rights Here

First place winner will receive a  $200 Amazon gift card. Second and Third places will be recognized with prizes as well.

Winning stories can be published online and in print; they may also be read on our podcast.