Writer Wednesday: Contests


Story Quest Short Story Contest


Illustration Contest

sponsored by IFWG Publishing

deadline May 30, 2010

details for both @



“I DO” Contest

sponsored by Mirassou Wines

“Engaged couples can enter to win a dream wedding prize package…

describe in 150 words or less a celebratory moment…”

deadline June 27, 2010

details @ http://www.mirassou.com/wedding/ido.asp


Science in My Fiction Contest

sponsored by Crossed Genres

accepting “…science fiction or fantasy short story

which is inspired by a scientific discovery or innovation…”

deadline June 30, 2010

details @ http://crossedgenres.com/simf/contest/


Keepin’ It Rural Contests

Video Competition

Photo Competition

share about rural and farm life

deadline November 30, 2010

details @ http://www.ikeepitrural.com/kir3/contest.html


Literary Mama

accepting  creative nonfiction for following themes

October: Desiring Motherhood

May: Mother’s Day

June: Father’s Day

reading period runs September 1st to May 31st each year

details @ http://www.literarymama.com/submissions/


Short Sharp Imaginative Writing (SSIW)

accepting flash fiction for prose competition

details @


also at SSIW

accepting poetry for competition

no deadline listed

details @




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