Writer’s Digest’s Short Short Story Competition


If you’re up for the challenge—and want a shot at national recognition—enter your best work in Writer’s Digest‘s Short Short Story Competition by the Early-Bird Deadline of November 15!

To make a long story (really) short, your ability to write a captivating story (in 1,500 words or less) could help you pocket $3,000, a feature in Writer’s Digest magazine, and more.

Make it bold. Make it brilliant. Most important, make it brief.

One First Place Winner will receive:

  • $3,000 in cash
  • Their short story title published in Writer’s Digest magazine’s July/August 2017 issue
  • A paid trip to the ever-popular Writer’s Digest Conference!
  • A copy of the 17th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition Collection
  • A copy of the 2017 Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market
  • A copy of the 2017 Guide to Literary Agents

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