Friday, January 15, 2010

Got Flash? Enter the Pike's Peak NLAPW Contest

Today in St. Peters, MO: Areas of fog, high 40 degrees. The foggy weather makes me want to write a mystery.

Here's an announcement from an organization sponsoring a contest that I entered last year-- and won the Judge's Merit Award! Woo hoo!

The organization is Pike's Peak Branch of the National League of American Pen Women. They're looking for complete, but very short stories of no more than 100 words for their 2010 Annual Flash Fiction Writing Contest. All genres welcome. No poetry. This year's theme is: "The Power of Three"

1st Place Story $75.00
2nd Place Story $40.00
Judge's Merit Award $20.00
Entries must be postmarked by March 1, 2010

In addition to cash awards, all entries will receive brief feedback from members of the Pike's Peak Branch of National League of American Pen Women.

Entry Fee is $10.00 per manuscript. Submitters need not live in Colorado or be a member of Pen Women to enter.

Here's a link to the submission guidelines.


  1. Thanks for the info, Donna. Have I mentioned lately that I'm about to give up on even attempting to write fiction?! It's just not my forte AT ALL, and I think I'm better off spening my time writing things I feel I am good at!..Plus more office organization! :-)

  2. Hi Becky,
    You are such a good writer, I'm certain you will be successful at whatever you decide.


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