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Dandelion MICRO FICTION Contest

Just in time to start anticipating the winter holidays, Dandelion announces our last Micro-Fiction contest of 2017.  But keep your pens handy, we’ll announce the first contest of 2018 early next year!  

Now, cast your imaginative wordsmith’s attention toward Winter’s Child, a scene of mysterious light and shadow and a crimson-coated child’s exchange with a rather large woodland creature.  Email your own tall tale of this scene in 1,000 words or less, by midnight December 8, 2017.  The winner’s story will be published on our website blog and on our FaceBook site!   He or she will also receive a bouquet of Dandelion products and be placed on the short-list of possible authors for Dandelion’s next book publication (no date set!).

Please be sure to read and follow our contest guidelines below. And sign up to receive notices about each new contest!  

 

Winter's Child

Winter's Child

Contest Guidelines

Open to all ages, to writers published and unpublished!  Every other month, Dandelion Press will post a new image with the question, “What’s the story of this painting?”  The winner’s story will be featured on our website blog and FaceBook page.*  The winner will also receive a bouquet of Dandelion products and be placed on the short-list of possible authors for Dandelion’s next book publication (no date set!).  

Contest Guidelines:

Send all submissions and queries to info@DandelionPress.com by the deadline noted.   Please, no phone inquiries or hard copy submissions.  

Maximum word count: 1000.   Please tell us your final word count!

Please note your age category:  Young writer (18 and under), or Adult writer

Let us know how you would like your “by-line” to read on our blog and FaceBook page:  Your full name or initials, and how you would like your location identified. 

* Winning stories (credited with author’s name, location, and young writer’s age) may also be used in Dandelion Press exhibits or other creative venues.  Entering the Micro-Fiction contest expresses your consent for this usage.

Include your contact information: phone and email.

Only each contest’s winner will be notified.

 

 

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