Attention Writers! Short Story Contest Ending Tomorrow!

For those of you who write fantasy/sci-fi short stories and are unaware, Sword & Laser is holding a short story anthology competition — and submission ends tomorrow! The word count is 1500 – 7500, there’s no entry fee, and the prize is $200 (plus all the exposure you get from publishing a short story). So if you’ve got a fantasy/sci-fi short sitting around on a hard drive somewhere, dust it off, tidy it up, and send it in!

My entry is whimsically entitled The Numismatist. Numismatist, of course, means “coin collector”. (I say “of course” because of course I had no idea what it meant until I Googled it.) I won’t say much more than that about the story, except to hint that the coin collector after which the story is named is definitely not your average Joe … in fact, he may be of a different species entirely! Dum dum dummmmmmmmmmmmm.

Anyway, here’s the link to the contest again. Enter … if you dare!


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7 thoughts on “Attention Writers! Short Story Contest Ending Tomorrow!

  1. Reblogged this on We Drink Because We're Poets and commented:
    My friends, short story contest coming at ya!

  2. I am not into writing sci-fiction/fantasy but I love that there are so many opportunities to get our writing and ideas out there. Good luck with your entry and would love to hear how it goes.

    • I wonder if there’s some sort of database somewhere that records all these contests as a resource for writers? I seem to just stumble upon these contests willy nilly, lol. Thanks, and I’ll definitely keep everyone update on how it goes 🙂

  3. He’s a coinosaurus, isn’t he? I bet he’s a coinosaurus.

    Also: HODOR!!!

    • Aw man, I wish I’d thought of that! No, not a coinosaurus. Similar, though. In addition, hodor hodor hodor, hodor hodor. HODOR!

  4. Thanks for mentioning this. I actually entered… well, twice since they said you could submit up to three things. Hope you win it!

    • Hahaha I was about to berate you for wishing luck to the enemy (aka me, your competitor), when I remembered that more than one story can win. Therefore, good luck to you as well, sir! Perhaps we shall both be featured in their anthology! And then we shall rule the world!!!!!!

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