yearly fiction contest has new spin…

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 (+add yours?)

  1. George Hayward
    Aug 01, 2012 @ 16:33:49

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


  2. rich
    Jul 28, 2012 @ 04:36:42

    sent mine in just a minute ago.


  3. conhippy
    Jul 27, 2012 @ 14:26:59

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


  4. Karen Tomas
    Jul 26, 2012 @ 17:02:58

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


  5. philosophermouseofthehedge
    Jul 26, 2012 @ 14:14:16

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


    • Roxie
      Jul 26, 2012 @ 23:58:44

      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. heylookawriterfellow
    Jul 26, 2012 @ 12:29:28

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


  7. 47whitebuffalo
    Jul 26, 2012 @ 12:15:15

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


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