Hello, everyone! Thank you for your interest in our very first writing contest. We are currently accepting your best flash fiction, (super short stories, 2,000 words or less), for our first annual Writing Center Flash Fiction Contest! The grand prize is $100.00 and publication of their work on our blog; 2nd place gets $50.00; and third place gets $25.00. 4th through 10th place will receive honorable mention on this blog. This is a great opportunity for you newbie writers to make some waves in the vast literary sea! If you're a seasoned vet, well, this contest will be a walk in the park for you and a chance for a little extra cash in your pocket. Who couldn't use that?!
Please email your entries to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Then either use the PayPal "Pay Now" tab at the top right corner of this blog home page or send the $5.00 entry fee via PayPal to email@example.com. You will be able to make a PayPal or credit/debit card payment even if you do not have a PayPal account. Multiple entries, up to five per author, will be accepted, as long as the reading fee is paid for each. Keep in mind that any submissions that are emailed to us but are not accompanied by the $5.00 entry fee will NOT be read and will be deleted after 24 hours. ENTRY DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 1, 2011.
In conclusion . . . happy writing! And may the best piece win!
*A minimum of 35 entries will be needed to fulfill and commence the contest.