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Storyfort Micro Fiction Contest 2019

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. This year’s entries will be judged by Storyfort artist Reema Zaman. Submissions close on March 1.

All winning submissions will be published in the year’s issue of Stonecrop Magazine. 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):

“If it sounds right, I’ll repeat it.” (“I See My Mother” by Poli├ža)

“I’m a better woman than I have been.” (“Better Things” by Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings)

“It might be impractical to seek out a new romance.” (“Will Do” by TV on the Radio)

“Where do bad folks go when they die?” (“Lake of Fire” by Meat Puppets)

“Lucy was 7 and wore a head of blue barrettes.” (“No Regrets” by Aesop Rock)

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