3rd annual short short story contest

Ethos Literacy is hosting its 3rd annual Short Short Story contest! The contest is open to writers of any age who are up to the challenge. Write a story using 100 words (or less) on one of these topics: chewing gum, horror movies, skyscrapers or tubas.

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We will award seven cash prizes!

  • Best of Contest: $250

  • Best of Category (4 prizes): $100

  • Best Youth Story (for authors 14 years and younger): $100

  • People’s Choice: $100

Entry Fee: $10 (per story)

Submission Deadline:  Jan. 31, 2022, 11:59 PM MST

Please see the Contest Rules for submission and judging information.

Winning stories will be published in a digital magazine! 

Winning authors will share their stories on a webcast sponsored by Nusenda Federal Credit Union.

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