flash prose contest: Writers Advice
- THIRD ANNUAL FLASH PROSE CONTEST SPONSORED BY WRITER ADVICE--Deadline
April 10, 2008
WriterAdvice, www.writeradvice.com, is searching for flash fiction,
memoir, and creative non-fiction that grabs, surprises, and mesmerizes
readers in fewer than 750 words. If you have a complete story with a
strong theme, sharp images, a solid structure, and an unexpected
discovery, please submit it to the WriterAdvice Flash Prose Contest.
All entries should be typed and submitted in hard copy, not e-mail, to
B. Lynn Goodwin, WriterAdvice, P.O. Box 2665, Danville, CA 94526-4339.
Entries must be postmarked by APRIL 10, 2008.
You may enter UP TO THREE pieces. Enclose a $10 check for EACH entry
made payable to B. Lynn Goodwin. This will help defray the costs of the
contest. If no prizes are awarded, checks will be refunded.
Include a SEPARATE cover sheet with your name, address, phone number,
current e-mail address, and each story title. Please put the story
title, but not your name, at the top of each page. Finalists will be
asked to submit a brief biography and an e-mail copy of the story.
Names of all winners will be announced in the summer issue of
WriterAdvice, www.writeradvice.com. Winning stories will run in Writer
JUDGES: Last year's prizewinners, Daniel F. Rousseau, WC Vasquez, Kay
Jordan, and Suzanne LaFetra have been invited to be this year's judges.
Read their pieces and biographies by clicking on the Archived Contest
First Place earns $75, Second Place earns $50, Third Place earns $35,
and Fourth Place earns $20. Honorable Mentions will also be published.
A list of all winners will be posted in the summer issue of
SPECIAL PERK: All entries accompanied by an SASE will be returned with
brief comments. An article about last year's contest, called WHAT WORKS
AND WHAT DOESN'T is on the "Writing Advice" page of the e-zine,
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