2013 Short Story Contest

The 2013 Capital Crime Writers Short Story Contest

1st Prize:   $200.00         2nd Prize:  $150.00                 3rd Prize:  $75.00

  Entries must be postmarked by April 2, 2013. Contest is open to all residents of the National Capital Region. Aged 18 + and to all members of Capital Crime Writers

Stories must be: Original unpublished fiction| featuring crime | no more than 3500 words | in English  | typed double-spaced | on white paper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
Suite 124
393C Richmond Road
Ottawa, Ontario
K2A 0E9


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: joeitaliano23@yahoo.com