$660 first prize in Writers’ Village Story Contest Spring 2012

30 January 2012

A first prize of $660 in cash can be won for short fiction in any genre in the spring 2012 round of the Writers’ Village ‘Best Writing’ award. The second prize is $160 and third prize is $80 plus five shortlisted entrants gain a free entry in the next round.

All entrants, winners or not, gain a helpful critique of their story – a feature thought to be unique among low-fee writing contests.

Winners will be awarded the title ‘Winner, the Writers’ Village Best Writing spring 2012 Award’ and see their work showcased online.

Any genre of prose fiction may be submitted up to 3000 words, except playscripts and poetry. Entries are welcomed world-wide. The fee is $16 and multiple entries are permitted. Deadline is 31st March 2012. Entry rules plus all winning stories since 2009 can be found at:


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