Family Matters Contest

Upcoming deadline: Family Matters. 1st: $1,500, and publication.Deadline: March 31. A bit of 2013 data as we report the results of the December Fiction Open: 7 of 12 of our 2013 1st-place winners were women—please don't feel bad, guys, it all goes in waves—and 8 of 12 winning stories were those authors' 1st fiction publications. Most submissions … Continue reading Family Matters Contest

Broken Pencil Indie Writers’ Deathmatch Short Story Contest!

Only One Will Triumph The most brutal short story contest on Earth returns for its seventh straight year! Last year, frantic voting in the championship round actually crashed the Deathmatch site! This year we'll pick up where we left off with new contestants vying for an indie writer's makeover that could change their lives! Eight … Continue reading Broken Pencil Indie Writers’ Deathmatch Short Story Contest!