If you know of contests not listed here or know of changes to information below or broken links to referred websites below, please email Board Member Kymberley Pekrul at kpekrul. Submissions must be published in the prior year. Annual submission window is September 1 through December
Before you submit your work, run it through a grammar checker! Here are several grammar checkers to choose from. And, lo and behold, the people behind the contest quickly wrote back to tell me my poem had been selected as a winner!
Photography by Heather Haynes. The contest will accept stories from May 28, until July 31, at p. Winners will be announced at the Capclave Convention held October
Have you completed one or more short stories, poems, or nonfiction pieces? Go to the contest Web site for information about costs and other details. And, of course, no self-respecting list of writing competitions would be complete without this one:.
For the purposes of this contest, we define an amateur as someone who has sold no more than two 2 stories to professional science fiction or fantasy publications or publishing houses. Stories entered in the contest must be original, unpublished, not longer than 8, words in length—and must be related to the science fiction, fantasy, or similar genres in the opinion of the judge. Send all manuscripts to the contest manager: Jefferson Swycaffer, P.
Arthur C. Clarke Award The Arthur C. Clarke Award is given for the best science fiction novel first published in the United Kingdom during the previous year.
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February 15, by. Founded by the world-renowned BBC Aeronautics Correspondent Reg Turnill and his wife, Margaret, to celebrate the life and works of HG Wells and encourage creative writing, especially among the young, the prestigious HG Wells Short Story Competition offers generous Senior and Junior prizes and free publication of all shortlisted entries in a quality, professionally published anthology. Categoryshort story competition Tags: amateur writing competitionhg wellshg wells competitionprizeshort storieswriters' eventswritingwriting competition.
Many writing contests have an entry fee. This is the first way writing contests get you. The people running the contest collect all the fees, pay a small portion to the winner, and then keep the rest for themselves, earning a tidy profit for little effort on their part. Less-reputable contests can find ways to avoid doing even that much.