Ends on August 31, 2017

$8.00 USD

Two Sisters Writing and Publishing August 2017 Writing Contest

On the First Day in August

This month's contest must start with the words "On the First Day in August," like the Carole King's song, "The First Day in August." 

Write a story of 1,000-1,200 words that begins with those six words.

Our contest will have one winner who will receive a prize of $75. The winning story will be featured on our website and will be included in the First Annual Two Sisters Writing and Publishing Anthology of Fresh Writers, which we aim to publish in December 2017.

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Contest Rules
  • One winner will earn $75 in prize money. 
  • Winner will be featured on our website and included in the First Annual Two Sisters Writing and Publishing Anthology of Fresh Writers, which we aim to publish in December 2017.
  • Target Length: 1,000 to 1,200 words. Stories under or over the target length will be disqualified.
  • Multiple entries by one author are permitted. 
  • Entry fees cover the prize purse and go toward the publication costs for the First Annual Two Sisters Writing and Publishing Anthology of Fresh Writers.
  • Deadline: August 31, 2017. Stories sent electronically or postmarked after the deadline will be disqualified.
  • Winner will be announced on September 21, 2017.
  • We do not accept stories that have been published previously or that are scheduled for publication elsewhere.
  • All decisions made by the judges regarding the winners are final. Two Sisters will be the judges for this contest. 
  • No contest entry fees will be returned.
  • Winner will be required to sign a release and affidavit of eligibility.
  • By entering this contest, you are agreeing to all contest rules.
  • You must be over 18 to enter.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Contest rules are subject to change.
  • Further questions? Contact us!

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