THIS SATURDAY, April, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Central Time, is start-time for the WritersWeekly.com Spring, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest! It’s your last chance to sign up. What will the topic be??? See the link below all past topics and winning stories. Only 500 participants are allowed per contest so don’t delay if you wanna play!
Has your yucky, brown snow melted? Are beautiful flowers budding in your yard? Can you believe Easter is FINALLY almost here???
But…all may not be as bright and sunny as it seems! 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 coffee, open a window to enjoy the fresh spring air, 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
- Violent knocking at night on the starboard side of a boat at sea.
- A mail truck approaches a nervous woman in an old house on a dusty road.
- Something mysterious is under the water as two lovers go skinny dipping.
- A blind fruit vendor predicts a young girl’s future.
- A dying man’s family descends like vultures in his final days.
- A woman kicks off her shoes and runs toward a rowboat, despite the coming storm.
- A family with no cell phone access while camping doesn’t hear a nationwide emergency warning.
- and many more!
Those are just a FEW of the many Spring 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!
- 24-Hour Short Story Contest Rules
- Past 1st Place Stories
- All Past Winning Stories
- All Past Topics
- Enter the 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!
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Summer, 2017 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Spring, 2017 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
- Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com Winter, 2017 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
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