Annual Flash Fiction Contest
The Pikes Peak Branch of the National League of American Pen Women Inc. sponsors an annual flash fiction contest. This national contest challenges authors to "tell a story" using only one hundred words. This year's creative submissions came from around the country.
Flash Fiction 2013 Contest
Theme: Hidden Amongst These Worlds
Pikes Peak Branch, CO
Deadline: May 1, 2013 (Postmarked by/Received Electronically by)
Prizes: 1st- $100; 2nd- $50; Judge's Merit Award- $25.
Entry fee: $10 first manuscript, $8 each additional manuscript,
$10 additional per each optional critique.
Winners will be notified by May 31, 2013.
Theme: Hidden Amongst These Worlds. A complete but very short story of 100 words or less. (Don't include the story title in the story word count.)
Entries MUST be narrative in form (must tell a story) and pertain to the theme. One does not have to be a CO resident or NLAPW member to submit. All genres are welcome. Male writers are welcome. No poetry.
Multiple submissions are acceptable. Include a $10 check with each initial entry, $8 for each additional entry. $10 should be included if a critique is requested. (Fees may be combined in single check.) Make check or money order payable to: Pikes Peak Branch NLAPW. Payment may also be completed by credit card or Paypal account online; you do not need to have a PayPal account to use PayPal for credit card payment (get the Transaction ID# from your confirmation email to include with your entry).
CLICK HERE for submission rules and entry information
For inquiries or further information, e-mail thewarriormuse [at] gmail [dot] com
Mail or email each submission with a Cover Letter and check (or PayPal Transaction ID) in the appropriate amount to: Shannon Lawrence, Flash Fiction Contest Chair, 29 E Moreno Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3915, thewarriormuse [at] gmail [dot] com
Note: Pikes Peak Branch officers and contest coordinators are not eligible to enter.
See 2010 Contest Winners here.
See 2011 Contest Winners here.
See 2012 Contest Winners here.
Last modified: November 5, 2012