We are pleased to announce two categories for our Winter 2016 Writing Contest: Short Story and Flash Fiction.
Writers are welcome to submit to one or both categories. Please review all the rules below.
Deadline: March 13, 2016 at midnight (Eastern Time).
Length: Short Stories: 1000-3500 words; Flash Fiction: 100-1000 words.
Entry Fee: $10 per story.
Prize: $100 for first place in each category, plus publication in the Winter/Spring 2016 issue of The Ghouls’ Review. At their discretion, the judges may award additional prizes to any outstanding runners up.
Entries must be submitted electronically in either DOC or PDF format.
Entries must be double-spaced and in a legible 12pt font.
Pages must be numbered and the title should appear at the top of each page (as a running header).
The author’s name should not appear on any of the entry’s pages.
The entry email must include: the author’s name and bio (100 words max.), and the title and word count.
Entries must not have been published in any other literary magazine or website (except the author’s own website or blog).
The contest fee is $10 per entry. Authors may submit up to three (3) entries per category.
The contest fee must be received before the entry is forwarded to the judges. Fees can be paid by PayPal (see below). Pleasecontact us if you require an alternative payment method.
Please be sure to edit and proofread your entries before you hit send. Entries cannot be altered once they’ve been submitted.
As per our submission guidelines, the authors of any winning entries will retain all the rights to their work.
Simultaneous submissions are okay, but please let us know as soon as possible if your entry is selected for publication elsewhere.
We welcome all genres at The Ghouls’ Review, but we’re particularly partial to fiction that is unique and unusual. If you’re not sure what that means, have a look at previous issues of The Ghouls’ Review.Ready to Submit?
Email your DOC or PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org with “2015 Short Story Contest” in the subject line.
Then click the button below to pay your entry fee via PayPal.