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Writers’ Journal Annual Short Story Contest

http://www.writersjournal.com/ShortStoryContest.htm

• May 30 annual deadline (postmark)
• Winners published in November/December issue
• Entries must not exceed 2,000 words
• Manuscripts must be double-spaced, typed on 8.5”x11” white paper
• Previously unpublished stories only
• No profanity
• Include separate cover page with name of contest, title of manuscript, word count, writer’s name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
• Include title page with manuscript title ONLY
• Include title key word and page number on each page of manuscript.
• Nowhere on the manuscript should the author’s name appear.
• Do not staple

• $10 reading fee (checks payable to WRITERS’ Journal)
• $350/$125/$75 prizes for 1st/2nd/3rd place entries

Mail entries to:
“Short Story Contest”
Val-Tech Media
P.O. Box 394
Perham, MN 56573