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 2016 California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch Luncheon.
Winning stories will be published in a special 2016 edition of the Write On! newsletter.
$10.00 per entry, payable by check to CWC Sacramento Branch. Writers may submit multiple entries.
Four copies of each entry submission and one 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 Friday, April 1, 2016. The deadline is absolute; no exceptions.
Failure to comply with the rules will result in disqualification.
The California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch announced and honored the winners of the 2016 Short, Short Story Writing Contest at their June 18, 2016 Luncheon Meeting. Congratulations to the winners!
First Place,Nanci Lee Woody,Loss
Second Place,Jenifer Rowe,Fair Trade
Third Place,Doug Fortier,Today?
Honorable Mention,Karen Holladay Durham,Loyal
Honorable Mention,Jessica A. Moore,Bird Chasers
Enjoy their stories!