Flash fiction entries should be 1000 WORDS OR LESS – no exceptions.
The entry fee is $1 which can be sent, via Paypal, to email@example.com Once we have received the fee, we will process your entry and add it to the contest. Limit ONE entry per author.
Contestants must be AGE 16 AND OLDER as of July 1, 2018.
The contest is open to all genres (except erotica) but must fit the theme “MOST EMOTIONALLY MOVING."
Entries will be judged on a technical basis as well as emotional impact. Entries will be graded on a 1-10 point-scale for each category and then all ten judges’ ratings will be averaged to find the winner.
Keep entries to a "PG-13" rating or below – no gore, no onscreen sex, and minimal cursing.
Entries cannot be previously published anywhere else. All rights return to the author after the contest is over.
One winner will receive a $100 cash prize, the winning entry published on RJ Conte's blog: http://BlondeRJ.wordpress.com, and promotion across Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
The final DEADLINE to enter the contest is DECEMBER 1ST, 2018 PST.
The winner will be announced March 1st, 2019.
Please attach the entry in a Word document with no name or personal information included in the document.Keep it honest! The entry must be written by YOU, the contestant. No entering the contest for someone else. No fan fiction. Must be an original work.
This contest excludes immediate family members of the judges. Contest open internationally but entries must be written in English.