Length: up to 750 words
Eligibility, Entry Fees, and Manuscript Requirements
OPEN TO ALL WRITERS
Awards and Recognition
First Place: $100 Second Place: $50 Third Place: $25
Awards will be presented at the June 2015 luncheon of the California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch.
Winning stories will be published in a Special 2015 Summer Edition of Write On!
$10.00 per entry, payable by check to CWC Sacramento Branch. Writers may submit multiple entries.
Four copies of each entry submission and a cover sheet must be mailed with payment to Contest Chair at the address below.
The cover sheet for each submission must include story title, author’s name, address, phone number, and email address. The cover sheet is the only place where the author’s name is to appear.
Name must NOT appear on manuscript. Entries must be original and not published in any format, including electronic media. The CWC Sacramento Branch reserves the right to make the final determination on issues related to published work.
Entries must be typewritten, double-spaced in 12-point Times Roman font, using standard 1” margin with page numbers in upper right hand corner and printed on one side of paper only.
All submissions must be postmarked by Thursday, April 30, 2015. The deadline is absolute; no exceptions.
Failure to comply with the rules will result in disqualification.
Send submissions to
CWC Sacramento Branch 2015 Writing Contest Contest Chair
P.O. Box 582138
Elk Grove, CA 95758
If you have questions, please contact Margie Yee Webb through our contact page.
Contest Flyer (click to open)
The California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch announced and honored the winners of the 2015 Short, Short Story Writing Contest at their June 20, 2015 Luncheon Meeting. Congratulations to the winners!
First Place,Dennis Glen Wilson,The Loss
Second Place,Rosi Hollinbeck,Rebekah’s Star
Third Place,Lou Munro Foley,Married to a Dream
Honorable Mention,Nicholas Ilacqua,Dancing With Tigers
Honorable Mention,Del Jack,Thieves
Enjoy their stories!