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Tethered by Letters’ Spring Flash Fiction Contest


deadline March 31, 2013; $4 per entry or $10 for 3 entries; submissions can be maxed at 55, 250 or 500 words. awards are $50 plus publication. Details HERE:


FREE – Vocabula Well-Written Writing Contest


Deadline is May 31, 2013; 200-500 words; cash prizes; first entry free; short stories and nonfiction; details HERE:


Literary Juice Flash Fiction Contest


entry fee $5; prize is $200 and $50; open to everyone; 700 words max; deadline Feb. 15, 2013; details HERE:


Pikes Peak Branch – Pen Women Flash Fiction Contest



Announcing the 2013 Pikes Peak Branch National League of American Pen Women Flash Fiction Contest
A complete, but very short story of 100 words or fewer
Deadline: Postmarked/received by email by May 1, 2013
Entry Fee: $10 first manuscript, $8 each additional manuscript, $10 optional critique fee
Prizes: First-$100, Second-$50, Judge’s Merit-$25
Theme: Hidden Amongst These Worlds (Can be any genre)
Flash Fiction is a complete, but very short story of 100 words or fewer.  The title is not included in the word count.  The story must pertain to the theme, “Hidden Amongst These Worlds”  All genres are welcome, and multiple entries may be submitted.  An entry fee is required for each entry, however each entry after the first is discounted to $8 per.  You can also opt for a completely optional critique of your piece by a published author for an additional $10 per entry.  A self-addressed, stamped envelope must be included with mailed entries if you would like it returned by mail.  Winners will be notified by May 31, 2013.  For complete rules and entry blank, please go to www.ppb-nlapw.org/contests.php or www.ppb-nlapw.org and click on the Contests tab or email thewarriormuse@gmail.com.

A Room of Her Own writing contest


Orlando Prizes; open to women writers; deadline Jan. 31, 2013; $15 entry; $1,000 prize; open to poetry, short stories, short short stories and essays; details HERE:



Stringybark Humorous Short Fiction Award


1,500 words max; story must have link to Australia; $770 worth of prizes; deadline 11/24/2012, entry fee is $9.95; details HERE:


October Hoot flash fiction, poetry and memoir monthly contest


$2 entry fee for 2 pieces; unlimited entries; prize is 30% of entry fees; 150 words or fewer; deadline Oct. 20, 2012; details HERE: