2019 Gotham Writers’ 10-Word Short Story Contest—Apply

If you can craft an engaging and compelling micro-fiction in ten words, then you should definitely apply for this free-to-enter writing contest.

Here’s a snippet from the press release:

It may be apocryphal, but the story goes that Ernest Hemingway won a bet by writing a short story that ran fewer than ten words. One version of the story places the bet at the famed Algonquin round table. Whether true or not, there is an actual bet-winning short story attributed to Hemingway:

For sale. Baby Shoes. Never worn.

Challenge yourself to write and submit your 10-words long short story and you could win a 10-week writing scholarship at the prestigious Gotham writers’ workshop.

How To Apply:

Write and submit a unique , unpublished 10-word short fiction.

Word count : 10 words max (title included) . It is also important to note that titles are optional.

No entry free required.

All submissions must be send before the May 20, 2019 deadline.

Winners will be notified June 18, 2019

How to submit:

Click https://www.writingclasses.com/contest/tenwordstory

Good luck

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam

Chioma Iwunze-Ibiam writes prose fiction and creative non-fiction. She is the founder of creativewritingnews.com. Her first novella, Finding Love Again was published by Ankara Press. Her second novella, The Heiress' Bodyguard was shortlisted for the Saraba Manuscript Awards. She currently works as content marketer for various online businesses. You can follow her at @cwritingnws.

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