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SpecFicNZ Flash Fiction / Poetry competition

SpecFicNZ

Flash Fiction / Poetry competition

Closes midnight 24th October 2016

Entry is free to members of SpecFicNZ. A fee of NZ$15 per entry applies for non-members.

Conditions of Writing Competition:

  • Create an original flash fiction story or poem (not published anywhere else) with the theme:

‘Temperance’

  • Your piece of writing, including the title, must be no more than:
  • 1000 words for flash fiction
  • 300 words for poetry
  • Your piece may include elements of speculative fiction (this includes elements such as: supernatural, science fiction, fantasy, horror, and/or weird)
  • Entry is free for SpecFicNZ members and $15 for non-members
  • Maximum of one entry per person in each category (flash fiction and/or poetry)
  • All entries must be received by 12 am (midnight) NZST on Friday 24th October 2016

Formatting:

  • be typed using Times New Roman font, 12pt
  • be formatted with 1.5 line spacing
  • be paragraphed
  • be written in English as the main language
  • be accurate in spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • include: your full name, personal email address, word count and title at the top left hand corner of your first page (see template below)
  • Identifying information will not be seen by judging panel

SpecFicNZ Flash Fiction/Poetry submission template

Full name (to be used in publication):

Contact email:

Word Count:

Title:

Please confirm that:

  • you are the author of this work                             Yes / No
  • has not been published anywhere else                Yes / No

Entry Instructions:

  • Put your full name, Title of Text, and category (Flash or Poetry) in the subject line of your email
  • Attach as a .doc or .docx file
  • Email your entry to: specficnz@gmail.com

Judging

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Steam Press will continue to publish speculative fiction.

To celebrate Eunoia acquiring the company, Steam Press is running an international science fiction short story writing competition, with a prize of $USD500.00.

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