Two Sisters Writing and Publishing
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2018 Official Contest Rules

Official Contest Rules SHORT STORY CONTESTS (2018)

  • One winner per contest will earn $75 in prize money.

  • Winner will be featured on our website and included in the Two Sisters Writing and Publishing Second Annual Anthology of Writers, which we aim to publish in early 2019.

  • Target Length: 1,000 to 1,200 words. Stories under or over the target length will be disqualified.

  • Multiple entries by one author are permitted.

  • Entry fees cover the prize purse and go toward the publication costs for the Two Sisters Writing and Publishing Anthology of Fresh Writers.

  • Please see individual contests for deadlines.

  • Please do not include your name on the manuscript.

  • Stories must be received through Submittable.

  • Winners will be announced on the 14th of the month following the contest closing date.

  • We do not accept stories that have been published previously or that are scheduled for publication elsewhere.

  • All decisions made by the judges regarding the winners are final.

  • No contest entry fees will be returned.

  • Winners will be required to sign a release and affidavit of eligibility.

  • You must be over 18 to enter.

  • Void where prohibited.

  • Contest rules are subject to change.

  • We reserve the right to select runners-up without any prior announcement.

  • Further questions? Contact us!

  • By entering this contest, you are agreeing to all contest rules.

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