Monday, July 25, 2011

Writers Digest--New Competitions!

Writer's Digest is proud to announce 6 new short story genre competitions!
Science Fiction/Fantasy | Thriller | Crime | Young Adult | Romance | Horror 
It's as simple as this:  choose your genre. Start writing. 

No prompts, no pressure, no limits. Enter your most imaginative work in 4,000 words or less. Each and every one of the 6 new competitions offers the chance to win $1,000!
Concoct a thriller. Tingle spines with a horror. Melt cold hearts with a tender romance. Whatever genre you prefer, whatever story you want to tell -- we have the competition for you.
SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASYWhat does the future hold? Colonized planets, maybe. Apocalypse? Perhaps time travel. You decide. Enter by September 15, 2011.
Thriller/SuspenseWhodunnit? Don't keep us in suspense! YOU do September 15, 2011.
Young AdultHarry Potter. Twilight. The Hunger Games. The popularity of Young Adult fiction has everlasting life! Sink your teeth into it!Enter by October 1, 2011!
RomancePlease...we ache for your entries. Don't be cold-hearted. Enter by October 15, 2011!
CrimeA bank robbery. A theft. A murder. We'll start you off with this clue: The deadline is October 22, 2011!
HorrorJust like the barely-audible shuffles of a zombie, the deadline's far-off ... but it's coming.
The UnDeadline: October 31, 2011

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