OPEN CONTEST: Call for flash fiction that appeals to both kids and grownups

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Zizzle Literary

Call For Submission

Zizzle Literary Flash Fiction Contest

First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $500
Three finalists: $150 each
Guest Judges: David Galef and Karen Heuler

Length: 500 to 1,000 words

Deadline: March 15, 2021

Entry Fee: $5 only

Every week during our submission period, we’ll post one-sentence dialogue writing prompts on our social media platforms. Choose a dialogue prompt that inspires you and write a story that includes the prompt.

Complete Guidelines:

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Submission Period
October 8, 2020 -March 15, 2021

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