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yearly fiction contest has new spin…

July 26, 2012

Esquire Fiction Contest

seeking short fiction exactly 79 words

accepting works from residents in the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Canada

deadline Sept. 1, 2012


I share “no fee” writing opportunities and contests: gathering this information from various sources. I advise “caveat emptor” or in this case, let the writer beware when a venue is unknown to you.

If you know of a venue open to subs contact me: roxiewillbe(at)live(dot)com. In the subject line please state: “writing opportunity”

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18 Comments leave one →
  1. George Hayward permalink
    August 1, 2012 4:33 pm

    Cool contest! I’m looking forward to my three or four sentences haha.

    • August 2, 2012 12:29 am

      yay! good for you! thanks for hanging around George:)

  2. July 28, 2012 4:36 am

    sent mine in just a minute ago.

  3. July 27, 2012 2:26 pm

    Thank you for the info…I am always looking for more opportunities to participate in the world.

    • July 28, 2012 1:09 am

      glad to help…come on back anytime, I love company!:)

  4. Karen Tomas permalink
    July 26, 2012 5:02 pm

    Roxanne…Thanks for posting this… I am seriously into this challenge!!! What fun!

    • July 26, 2012 11:59 pm

      Awesome, Karen, you should enter! Keep me ‘posted’!

  5. July 26, 2012 2:14 pm

    “blah, blah, blah” added on wouldn’t be appropriate? Sigh. Nothing like a challenge! Thanks

    • July 26, 2012 11:58 pm

      LOL, Karen, yeah, that would be three words…if you submit, let me know, and I’ll cross my fingers, do a rain dance and send good thoughts your way:)

  6. July 26, 2012 12:29 pm

    Giving it a go. Thanks for the tip, Roxie!

  7. July 26, 2012 12:15 pm

    Exactly 79 words! LOL, one, two, three little adjectives…four, five, six little verbs…..

    • July 26, 2012 11:56 pm

      oh, that’s good Eva…you should use that somewhere!:)


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