Monday, April 26, 2010

Short Story Contest


LOVE IS MURDER 2011 ANNOUNCES SHORT STORY CONTEST!
Here is an excellent opportunity for any unpublished authors of fiction to get a short story in a major crime-fiction magazine!

LOVE IS MURDER 2011 is sponsoring a contest—the winner will have his or her story published in CRIMESPREE MAGAZINE! The issue will be the one available concurrently with the Love is Murder Conference in February 4, 5, 6, 2011.

THE RULES—
Only those authors who have never published fiction in any medium are eligible.
The story must be in the crime, suspense, thriller, or horror genres.
Maximum word count—5000 words. No minimum.
Manuscript must be double-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font, page numbered, with cover sheet that includes your name and contact information (especially e-mail).
Put the TITLE at the top of page 1 or in the header (after the cover sheet) but do not put the author’s name or contact info on any page except the cover page. The judges will not know who wrote the stories.
Three copies of the manuscript must be mailed to—
Susan Gibberman
Love is Murder Short Story Submissions
Schaumburg Township District Library
130 S. Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193
Deadline for entry—submissions must be postmarked no later than July 16, 2010.

The winner will be determined/announced in November 2010.

Good luck!

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