Prizes: First: $250.00, Second: $100.00, Third: $50.00, Plus Honorable Mentions
First, Second, Third, and selected Honorable Mention winning stories will be published
in future issues of the WRITERS' Journal.
For Contest Winners, please click here.
For printable version, click here
Annual Postmark Deadline:
U.S. funds only
Send Entries to:
(Multiple entries from one party may be mailed in one envelope.)
"Science Fiction/Fantasy Contest"
P.O. Box 394
Perham, MN 56573
Please make checks or money orders payable to:
Submissions must be postmarked by the deadline date. (November 30)
Manuscripts will not be returned
Length must not exceed 2,000 words.
Manuscripts must be typed, double-spaced on 8 1/2" x 11" paper.
Only one copy of each entry required.
Writer's name must not appear on submission.
Each submission must include:
A separate cover page with the name of contest, title of manuscript, writer's name, address, telephone number, e-mail address if available, and word count.
A title page with the manuscript title only.
On the manuscript itself, each page headed with a title key word and page number.
Nowhere on the manuscript should the author's name appear.
No staples please.
Photocopies accepted - manuscripts will not be returned.
For those without Web access, a winner's list can be obtained by sending a #10 SASE.
Only original, previously unpublished stories accepted.
Copyrights to manuscripts remain with author. WRITERS' Journal requires only one-time rights to winning entries.
Reading fee must be included.
These guidelines supersede guidelines found elsewhere whether in print or online.http://www.writersjournal.com/http://www.writersjournal.com/ScienceFictionFantasyContest.htm
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site