The 2014 MWG conference committee has decided to extend the deadline for the Sponsor and Chapter contests until March 15, 2014.
So, whether you write short stories in YA, Sci/Fi, fantasy, humor, or on any topic, put the finishing touches on your manuscript and send it in! Or pen an inspirational essay or turn our judges on their ear with a flash fiction story.
1. Flash Fiction (Sponsored by Saturday Writers) Max 500 words
2. Inspirational Essay (Sponsored by: Saturday Writers) Max 2500 words
3. Young Adult (YA) Short Story (Sponsored by Southeast Missouri Writers’ Guild) 2,500 words or less
4. Short Story (Sponsored by Southeast Missouri Writers’ Guild) Max 2000 words
5. Free Verse Poem (Sponsored by St. Louis Writers Guild)
1. Humorous Short Story (Sponsored by Joanna Dale) 1,000 –2,000 words.
2. Science Fiction and Fantasy Bonanza Short Story Contest (Sponsored by Walrus Publishing) 1,000-6,000 words.
For complete contest listings, judges, and rules go to: http://missouriwriters guild.org/2014AnnualContest Rules.pdf and www.missouriwritersguild.org and click on the 2014 conference link.
WRITE! And see you there!
—Submitted by Donna Essner, MWG Secretary