Lowcountry writers – Here’s a chance to get paid for your writing! Sea Island Spirit Writers’ critique group is sponsoring a short story contest open to all Lowcountry writers 18 years old and up. Just complete the prompt “Once, when no one was looking…” in 750 words or less. Your story could net you $100 for first place, $50 for second, or $25 for third, and publication in Lowcountry Weekly.
The rules are simple:
- Entry fee is $10 per story. Only one entry per person.
- All entries must include your name, address, email address and phone contact.
- Entries must be received by Friday, September 18th.
- Entries cannot have been previously published. We want new, fresh fiction.
- Submit entries by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Short Story Contest” in the subject line or by snail mail to Lowcountry Weekly, 106 West Street Extension, Beaufort, SC 29902.
- Payment may be either by check or credit card. To pay by credit card, call Lowcountry Weekly at 843-522-0418. Make checks out to Lowcountry Weekly, with “Short Story Contest” in the memo line. Mail to Lowcountry Weekly, 106 West Street Extension, Beaufort, SC 29902.
- Winners will be announced in the first November 2015 issue of Lowcountry Weekly.
Garrison Keillor once said, “Nothing bad ever happens to a writer. It’s all material.” So, whether you choose to embellish an actual event or to make up a whole new story, get those creative juices flowing and send us your best!