Scribophile is running a writing contest for the month of August. The August contest is accepting sci-fi short stories between 1000 and 4000 words. 1st place wins a $50 Amazon.com gift card, and 2nd place wins a $25 Amazon.com gift card. Entry is free. The contest deadline is August 31, 2008. For more details, you can visit the contest page at www.scribophile.com/contests or the main site, www.scribophile.com.