Only 3 Weeks Until the Winter 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

Only 3 Weeks Until the Winter 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

SATURDAY, January 14, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Central Time, we’ll be posting the topic for the Winter, 2017 24-Hour Short Story Contest! What will it be??? See the link below for past topics and winning stories. Only 500 participants are allowed per contest so don’t delay if you wanna play!

1st Place: $300
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $200
+ 85 other prizes

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COME JOIN US! It’s a blast!


List of ALL PAST TOPICS and WINNERS of the WritersWeekly Quarterly 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

From WritersWeekly Short Story Contest Winner to Simon and Schuster Contract!

14 Tips To Give Yourself A Leg Up In Writing Contests!

Next week’s issue will be abbreviated. Our son, Matt, is traveling over the river and through the woods from Maine to the “home office” here on Tampa Bay. Since he can only visit twice a year, we’ll be spending every spare moment with him.

Merry Christmas and 

Angela Hoy lives on a mountain in North Georgia. She is the publisher of, the President and CEO of and AbuzzPress, and the author of 24 books.

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Angela is the creator of the Original 24-Hour Short Story Contest!
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Fall 2023 24 Hour Short Story Contest



Angela Hoy's popular online class is now available in book format!

Remember Your Past
Write It and Publish It
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Angela Hoy's book will get you started!

  • Using Angela's MEMORY TRIGGERS, recall memories that have been dormant for years
  • Record those memories in chronological order in your memory notebook
  • Using the memory notebook as your outline, write your autobiography!
  • Also works for biographies and memoirs!

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