The 2013 Capital Crime Writers Short Story Contest
1st Prize: $200.00 2nd Prize: $150.00 3rd Prize: $75.00
Stories must be: Original unpublished fiction| featuring crime | no more than 3500 words | in English | typed double-spaced | on white paper
(Submissions that identify the author in the pages of the story will be rejected.)
Identifying information must only be found on a separate cover page, which must include:
Your name | mailing address | email address telephone number | Story title | an accurate word count
There is a limit of one submission per author.
You must mail or deliver 3 hard copies of your story submission to:
Capital Crime Writers Short Story Contest
393C Richmond Road
Please include a cheque payable to: “Capital Crime Writers”
$10.00 entry fee ONLY or $25.00 if you wish to also receive a written critique of your work. To take advantage of the critiquing service, please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope so that we are able to return your manuscript.
A short list of 5 stories will be announced on April 18, 2013. Prizes will be awarded at a Capital Crime Writers event in June, 2013 with winners asked to read from their stories. Those who have submitted a story will be notified of the time and place of each event by e-mail; notices will also be posted at: www.CapitalCrimeWriters.com.
Judging will be blind & conducted by a panel of 3 knowledgeable volunteers.
For more information: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org