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Storyfort Micro Fiction Contest 2018

As part of Storyfort tradition, Storyfort invites any and all literary minds near and far to write, read, and enrich. Enter your work for a chance to win this year’s Micro Fiction Contest!

It’s simple. Write a story. Win a Treefort Pass.

Each piece submitted must be a completely resolved and compelling story in 300-500 words (this is strictly enforced). All submissions are anonymous. Name and contact details must not appear on the stories. There’s $5 fee for each entry; you may enter up to 3 times.

Winning submissions will be published in Stonecrop Magazine‘s Issue 06, Spring 2018. All winners are invited to read winning submissions on the final day of Storyfort. There will three winners: first place wins a Treefort Pass, second place wins a weekend 2-day Treefort Pass, and third place wins a Storyfort shirt and swag.

No submissions accepted from staff or organizers of Treefort Music Fest, Storyfort, Duck Club, or Stonecrop Magazine.

Stories must begin with one of the following first lines (omit artist and song title from submission):

“I don’t give a damn about my bad reputation.” (“Bad Reputation” Joan Jett)

“When I was a young girl I used to see pleasure.” (“When I Was a Young Girl” Nina Simone)

“I don’t think it’s going to happen anymore.” (“Twenty-One” The Cranberries)

“Some things cost more than you realize.” (“All I Need” Radiohead)

“Eddie waited til he finished high school.” (“Into the Great Wide Open” Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)


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