Call for Writers: Short Story Hackathon Deadline: September 30, 2020

The Owl Canyon Press Short Story Hackathon invites writers to create and submit a short story consisting of 20 paragraphs. The contest provides the 1st and 20th paragraphs, and the short story writer crafts the rest. First prize is $1000, 2nd prize is $750, and 3rd prize is $500 with the winning short stories published in a short story anthology, as well as an invitation to give a public reading at Inkberry Books in Niwot, CO.
SUBMISSION FEE: $25
ELIGIBILITY: Anyone can submit, including outside the USA, but the stories must be in English.
FORMAT: 20 Paragraphs total – including the 1st and 20th provided in the submission form. No maximum word count, but each paragraph needs to be at least 50 words — but feel free to use as many words as you need to tell the story. Dialog is fine as long as it’s in a paragraph of at least 50 words.
RIGHTS: Authors retain all rights to their short stories. Winning authors agree to permit Owl Canyon Press to publish their stories in an Anthology.
PRIZES: Winners receive up to $1000 in cash awards, publication in a short story anthology, and an invitation to give a public reading at Inkberry Books in Niwot, CO
NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified in December 2020
Failure to comply with any contest guidelines may result in disqualification. For complete Rules, Regulations, fees and FAQ click HERE

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