The 2015 Stoneslide Story Contest

Posted on June 4, 2015

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stoneslide funnel winnerThe 2015 Stoneslide Story Contest is currently open to any previously unpublished stories that exemplify the power of narrative to make one think and feel. Ideal stories will use character, plot, description, humor, pathos, and concept to open new emotional and cognitive territory for readers. The contest is judged by the editors at Stoneslide.

Word length: 10,000 words or less

Prizes:
1st – $3,000 + publication
2nd – $500 + possible publication
3rd – $250 + possible publication
4 special recognition awards – $100 each

Entry fee:  $10

Deadline:  June 21, 2015

How to submit:  Online submissions only

For more info read The 2015 Stoneslide Story Contest Guidelines.

stoneslide logo2Stoneslide Books pays a modest advance and a very competitive revenue sharing arrangement after publication. The editors are looking for novels with strong character development and narrative thrust, brought out with writing that’s clear and expressive. Fiction is the driving force though they do not draw distinctions where they aren’t needed. If you have a book-length work of non-fiction, memoir, or something else that seems to fit with their approach, they encourage writers to submit.

Stoneslide Books is closed to regular submissions for the month of June due to the contest.

For more information read Stoneslide Submission Guidelines.

Read an interview with Stoneslide editors:
“We Like Pieces that Force Readers to Think a Bit About What’s Serious and What’s Not.”
Interview with Jonathan Weisberg and Christopher Wachlin—Editors of Stoneslide Corrective

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