CELEBRATING OUR 20th YEAR OF 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTESTS!
THIS SATURDAY, July 13, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Central Time, is start-time for the WritersWeekly.com Summer, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest! It’s your last chance to sign up. What will the topic be??? See the link below for all past topics and winning stories. Only 500 participants are allowed per contest so don’t delay if you wanna play!
Why sweat outside when you can sit in the nice, cool air conditioning and HAVE FUN WRITING WITH US?! 🙂
Yes, it’s going to be a hot, STEAMY Saturday! You’ll find out what we mean when you see the contest topic in your in-box (and on the WritersWeekly website) on Saturday!
Grab a fresh cup of (iced) coffee, put on your comfy shorts, crank up the ceiling fan, turn on your laptop, crack your knuckles, and get those creative juices flowing!
WE CAN’T *WAIT* TO SEE WHERE YOUR IMAGINATION TAKES US!
Sign up right here: https://www.24HourShortStoryContest.com
Here is a list of fun topics from the last eight Summer contests:
- A beach town souvenir shop with a candy cane awning, where customers go in…but don’t come out.
- An upscale camp, nightfall, and the camp chef staring through a window at…
- A wacky hot dog vendor delivers a cryptic message.
- The music stops at the swimming hole as radios blast an emergency broadcast alert.
- A hungry camper digs for a forbidden snack, and notices something terrifying under the floorboard.
- A sleepy seaside town wakes up as people start stampeding down Main Street.
- A young woman working a dead-end job at the family charter business finds something mysterious…while cleaning a fish.
- After the oceanfront reception, a groom has a secret to tell his bride on his wedding night.
- And many more!
Those are just a FEW of the many Summer contest topics participants have had fun tackling in the past!
COME JOIN US RIGHT HERE ON SATURDAY! It’s a blast! 🙂
1st Place $300 + a Book Publishing Package from BookLocker.com! (Value: $875)
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $200
+ 80 other prizes!
- Enter the contest!
- 24-Hour Short Story Contest Rules
- Past 1st Place Stories
- All Past Winning Stories
- All Past Topics
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Spring, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Winter, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Fall, 2018 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Summer, 2018 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Winter, 2018 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Fall, 2017 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
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About The Author
Angela Hoy is the publisher of WritersWeekly.com, the author of 19 books, and the co-owner of BookLocker.com (one of the original POD publishers that still gets books to market in less than a month), PubPreppers.com (print and ebook design for authors who truly want to self-publish), and Abuzz Press (the publishing co-op that charges no setup fees).
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