CALIFORNIA WRITERS CLUB, SACRAMENTO BRANCH
2018 Short Story Contest
- Category: Short story
- Word limit: 1000 words
- Theme: A surprising encounter (submitters should use their own title)
- Deadline extended: April 30, 2018
- Restrictions: Original work not previously published in print or online
Open to CWC members and non-members; branch board members excluded.
Awards and Recognition
First Place: $100 ~ Second Place: $50 ~ Third Place: $25
Winners will be recognized at or before the June, 2018, luncheon meeting.
$15.00 per entry (CWC members); $30 nonmembers. Entry fee to be paid online at time of submission. Writers may submit multiple entries, each with a separate entry fee. CWC Sacramento may, with author’s permission, use a portion of entries in publicity materials.
What to Submit
- Email to email@example.com, subject line: 2018 Contest Submission. Body of email must state manuscript title, author’s name, phone number, email address, and assurance that the story has not appeared in print nor online media.
- Attachment: Submission. Author’s name and contact information must NOT appear anywhere on manuscript. The CWC Sacramento Branch reserves the right to make final determination on issues related to published work. Entries must be double-spaced in 12-point Times Roman font, using standard 1” margin with page numbers in upper right hand corner.
Deadline and Submission Address
Submissions and payment must be made by March 1, 2018 to the SacramentoWriters.org online store. The deadline is absolute; no exceptions. Failure to comply will result in disqualification.
Questions to Contest Chair Judith Presnall, firstname.lastname@example.org.