The Robyn Herrington Memorial Short Story Contest
Submissions are now closed for the 2019 contest - which makes this a great time to start working on your 2020 submission! Come to the teaser readings at When Words Collide on Sunday August 11 at noon, and find out who the contest winners are at 1 PM. You don't have to be a member of When Words Collide to attend these two events.
WHEN: Sunday, August 11 at noon and 1 PM
WHERE: The Delta Calgary South, McLeod Trail and Southland, in the Acadia room
WHO: It's open to the public; we're hoping all the contestants will be there.
WHAT: Hear readings from the contest entries, hear feedback from the judges, and find out who won.
Writing Better Fiction is on sale now! WBF is the craft book we're publishing as a fundraiser for the contest. Click here to learn about the book.
About the Contest
You are invited to submit your original, unpublished written works of fiction to the 2019 Robyn Herrington Memorial Short Story Contest, "In Places Between". There is no entry fee, but entrants must be members of the When Words Collide Festival.
Contest Rules and Requirements
Stories are judged on a combination of factors, including professional presentation, originality, ingenuity, entertainment factor, character, plot, spelling, grammar, and other authorial skills.
How You Can Help
We're always looking for volunteers and donations. Become a pre-judge, or illustrate a story for a small fee. See the "Artists" and "Volunteer" pages for details, or the "Donate" page if you'd like to help fund the contest. Get in touch with us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, or speak to Brent Nichols.
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