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Writer's Digest Short Story Competition

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Mon Jun 13, 2011 2:24 pm
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Rosendorn says...

We're looking for fiction that's bold, brilliant...but brief. Send us your best in 1,500 words or fewer.

But don't be too long about it—the deadline is November 15, 2011.

First Place: $3,000 and a trip to the Writer's Digest Conference
Second Place: $1,500
Third Place: $500
Fourth Through Tenth Place: $100
Eleventh Through Twenty-Fifth Place: $50 gift certificate for Writer's Digest Books

* The names and story titles of the First-through Tenth-Place winners will be printed in the July/August 2012 Writer's Digest, and winners will receive the 2012 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market and 2012 Guide ti Literary Agents. Plus, all First through 25th place winners will receive a free copy of the 12th Annual Writer's Digest Short Short Story Competition Collection.

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"TV makes sense. It has logic, structure, rules, and likeable leading men. In life, we have this."


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Ranger Hawk says...

Wow. I feel like I just entered this, but that was a year ago. o_0
There are two kinds of folks who sit around thinking about how to kill people:
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