Have you written a short story you are particularly proud of? Think it has what it takes to win $200 and publication online? Well, Literary Juice is hosting its first flash fiction writing contest, and we want you to send us your story!
1. All contest submissions must be typed in 12-point, Times New Roman font. Story size is 700 words maximum. Type your name, address, and e-mail on the top corner of the first page in your manuscript. Submissions must be written in English. Any genre is allowed; however, we do not accept novel excerpts.
2. Simultaneous submissions are welcome, but there will be no refund on the entry fee if your story is accepted elsewhere. If your story is accepted in another publication/contest, we ask that you e-mail us immediately regarding its status.
3. Previously published stories are not permitted.
4. Stories must be the work of entrant only. Do not submit for someone else.
5. Entry fee is $5.00 per story and non-refundable. We only accept submissions online, which you can find by visiting our website at www.literaryjuice.com.
6. Authors may submit multiple stories so long as each submission is accompanied by the entry fee.
7. Contest is open to everyone age 18 or older, including non-U.S. based authors.
8. Winning entrants agree to have their story published online. Authors will retain worldwide copyright on their stories, with Literary Juice having first publication rights.
9. Deadline for submissions is February 15, 2012. Winners will be notified via e-mail and results will be posted online.
10. Winner will receive $200 (USD) and publication in Literary Juice; one runner-up will receive $50 (USD) and publication in Literary Juice. Prizes will be awarded by check via mail.
11. Entry is confirmation that you agree to all rules and conditions.