$500.00 ~ First Prize
Top ten finalists will be published in our anthology.
Two (2) free contributor copies for each finalist.
Plus, all non-published entries will be entered into a random drawing for one tuition-free seat in a future session of the on-line writing class, “Impact Of Style” (reg. tuition $499) offered by To Write Well (http://www.towritewell.com/)
Entries must be postmarked between January 1, 2006 and May 1, 2006
Winners Announced: September 1, 2006
~All work must be original and previously unpublished, including the Internet and your personal web site.
~Must include a COVER SHEET stating name, address, phone, email, title of story, a one-paragraph bio, and word count for the story.
~NO NAMES ON THE ACTUAL SHORT STORIES.
~All published finalists must be prepared to provide an electronic copy of their story.
~Multiple submissions accepted. $20 for each submission.
~Manuscripts will not be returned. They will be recycled.
~Contest open to writers everywhere, except members of the Writer’s Group Of The Triad (WGOT), and employees and family members of sponsors.
~Final Judge for Short Fiction P.T. Deutermann, author of ten novels published by St. Martins’ Press (www.ptdeutermann.com)
~Send SASE for list of winners. Winners will also be listed on the WGOT website, as will information for purchase of the anthology.
~Entries that do not adhere to all guidelines will not be considered.
~For additional information, copies of guidelines, etc. go to: (http://www.triadwriters.org/),
Format: Typed, double-spaced. Font should be Courier or Times New Roman 12 point with one (1) inch margins. Maximum length is 4,000 words. Any theme or genre. (No fiction for children or young adults.) Send two (2) copies of each story.
Entry Fee: $20 for each short story. Entry fees for submissions sent from outside the US must be in US funds/money order/bank draft/ or cashier’s check. Make all checks payable to Writers’ Group of the Triad.
Send entry(s) to:
The Writers’ Group of the Triad
4118 Huff Rd.
Archdale, NC 27263
Sponsored by: NC Career Network Magazine & To Write Well, Inc