The Writer’s Digest 11th Annual Short Short Story Competition

Posted on July 10, 2010


Get out that short story, dust it off and punch it up. Then enter the contest.

All entries must be in English, original, unpublished, and not submitted or accepted elsewhere at the time of submission. Writer’s Digest reserves one-time publication rights to the 1st- through 25th-place winning entries to be published in a Writer’s Digest publication.

First Place: $3,000 and a trip to the Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City
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

Word length: 1,500 words or less

Entry fee: $20

Deadline: December 1, 2010

How to submit:
Please use official online entry form

Click here for a complete list of Contest Rules and FAQ.

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