Two Sisters Writing and Publishing
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Contests & Submissions

Whether you’re submitting a short story to our monthly contests or an inspirational story for our anthologies, we welcome your submissions!

We’re on a mission to publish quality anthologies of exceptional short fiction and inspirational nonfiction that elevates both writer and reader... And the world!


4 more winners in 2018!

  1. November 30th deadline (two contests; two winners)

    • 1,000-1,200 words. $75 prize each:

      • Dog Park Chit Chat

      • The Cat Sitter's Chronicles 

    December 31st deadline (two contests; two winners)

    • 1,000-1,200 words. $75 prize each:

      • The Wedding Dress Under the Bed

      • Whodunnit / Mystery

Click here for our 2018 Short Story Contest Rules.

Note: All submissions must be received through Submittable.



Read our call for Submissions!

  • Anthologies are not contests. We have spoken with so many writers with incredibly inspiring stories…but not enough resources to publish a book or have a book ghostwritten. After giving a great deal of thought to how we can help these writers and individuals and get their stories out into the world, we came up with the concept of a theme-based anthology.

  • Our 2019 will be on the following subjects:

    o Weight Loss Success

    o Adoption

    o Cancer Survival

    o Insight from Spiritual Healers and Hypnotherapists

    o Spiritual Awakening (Non-Religious)

    o Near-Death Experiences

    o Recovery from Addiction

    o Romance, Weddings, & Marriage

    o LGBT

    o Soldiers & Veterans

    o First Responders

    o Teachers

    o Immigrants

    o Organ Transplant

    o Motherhood

    o Fatherhood

  • Each anthology will consist of 10 stories on the designated topic.

  • To have your work considered, please submit a 500-word sample from your intended work of non-fiction through Submittable. We charge a non-refundable reading fee of $44.

    • Please include the following on your submission:

      • Your name, email address, and phone #

      • The title of your work

      • A bio of no more than 100 words

  • You retain the copyright to your story.

  • If we go forward with publishing your story, you will be required to sign an Affidavit and Release of Liability.

  • You may submit more than one sample per theme; however, only one entry per author will be included in each anthology.

  • You may submit a writing sample to all four themes.

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

  • Reading fees will not be returned or refunded.

  • You must be over 18 to enter.

  • Void where prohibited.

  • Further questions? Contact us!


Check out our anthology of contest winners from 2016-17.