Family Stories Short Story Contest – First Prize $1000!

Short Story Contest Family Stories

Free Short Story Writing Contest “Family Stories”

Maybe not every family does have its secrets, but they sure do have their stories! Fiction or nonfiction, we want to read yours. The short stories could be about your family in the past, your family in the future, an imaginary family, a family of ducks or a family of your friends.

Enter your short story about families in BookRix’s free writing contest “Family Stories” now. The story must relate to families in some way. Tell us your story and share it with other readers to win cash and fame. In addition to the cash prize, the contest winner will receive free proofreading and editing services (of up to 3,000 words), courtesy of Elite Editing.

Timeline:
Community Voting – December 21, 2009 to February 23, 2010
Jury Voting– February 24, 2010 to March 15, 2010

Sitting this one out? You can still help your fellow BookRixers by reading their contest books and voting for your favorite stories. Our readers choose the top ten stories, which will then be reviewed by our independent jury. You also could win prizes for voting — when you vote, you enter into a raffle to win Amazon vouchers worth $20.

$1,800.00 in cash prizes to win for authors.

10 Amazon Vouchers each worth $20 to win for readers.

The contest starts on December 21, 2009. Authors must register their stories for the competition by February 23, 2010, 12 pm (EDT) / 9 am (PDT). To enter, you must write a short story that has anything to do with family. Until February 23, 2010 readers can vote for their favorite stories. Readers’ votes determine the top 10 stories. Afterward, these top 10 stories will be given to an independent jury. The jury will choose the three best short stories out of the final 10 stories to win first, second and third place prizes. All winners will be announced on or before March 15th, 2010.

Prizes for authors:
First Prize: $1000
Second Prize: $500
Third Prize: $300

Prizes for readers:
10 Amazon Vouchers (each worth $20) will be raffled for free among all readers who have voted on at least one contest book.

Good luck to all!

http://www.bookrix.com/precontest.html?show=BX_1261137553

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3 Responses to “Family Stories Short Story Contest – First Prize $1000!”

  1. fn Says:

    regarding family stories contest: how do i enter a submission?
    there must be a way to go to documenys and attach but nowhere can i find info on submitting a short story for family stories ontest.

    • lizbooks Says:

      In the description for how to enter the contest, it says you must register your stories. So I read down at the bottom of the page “registration.” It is at the right hand-corner of the site. Click on that word. Then you can register for the site, free. I think that is how you register your stories. Good luck! Liz

  2. fn Says:

    thanks,
    i cancelled my membership with bookrix so too late.
    appreciate yr response.
    fn

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