I love contests and the brief relief it gives me from my MS and WIP’s. I’m especially excited about Writer’s Digest Short Story contest. Just look at the Prizes! I would love to go to the conference. That alone is worth the effort to publish a short story.
The Writer’s Digest 11th Annual Short Short Story Competition
We’re looking for fiction that’s bold, brilliant…but brief. Send us your best in 1,500 words or fewer.
But don’t be too long about it—the deadline is Thursday, December 1, 2010.
First Place: $3,000 and a trip to the Writer’s Digest Conference in New York City
Second Place: $1,500
Third Place: $500
Fourth Through Tenth Place: $100
Eleventh Through Twenty-Fifth Place: $50 gift certificate for Writer’s Digest Books
Here’s the link for more info.