Fiction War FALL — 2018Q4

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Do you write short/flash fiction? Enter the 3-DAY FICTION WAR and compete with writers from around the world for a share of up to $2400 in awards and publishing within the respective seasonal Fiction War Magazine.


One Champion Entry..............$1000
Fourteen Finalists.....$100 each


23 August 2018 AOE • Early Entry Deadline

20 September 2018 AOE • Formal Entry Deadline

18 October 2018 AOE • Final Entry Deadline

19 October 2018 12PM NOON CST • Prompt Announced at

22 October 2018 12PM NOON CST • Submission Deadline

26 November2018 • Finalists Announced

10 December 2018 • Champion Announced


  • Fiction War is open to anyone 18 years or older.

  • Entries must be original, previously unpublished work, created expressly for and during the current 3-Day Fiction War.

  • Entries must be 1000 words or fewer, including title.

  • Entries must be submitted via Submittable link as provided.

  • Entrant’s name/contact info should not appear anywhere within the body of the work.

  • Blind judging - entries identified only by number until judging is completed.

  • Multiple entries are allowed — each entry requires its own nonrefundable entry fee and separate registration.

  • Anyone editorially or administratively affiliated with the Fiction War Magazine is not eligible to participate.

  • Full publishing copyrights are retained by the author of the original work. By submitting, the author agrees to grant Wolvesburrow Productions first publishing rights and continuing, non-exclusive rights to reproduce the submitted work as part of the specified anthologies, including, but not limited to online, ebook, and print.

  • For works not selected for publishing, all rights are solely held by the author.

  • Simultaneous submissions are not allowed for Fiction War competition works.

  • All submitted works are considered for publication.

  • All works selected for publication will be subject to editing and formatting for Fiction War Magazine.

  • This competition is entirely dependent upon writing skill, it is NOT a game of chance with any respect whatsoever.

  • Awards payable via PayPal within 30 days of print publication. Recipients shall be responsible for any transaction/processing fees/taxes. Awards greater than $600 may require tax ID/EIN.

  • Awards are contingent upon first publishing within Fiction War Magazine — works that cannot be published are ineligible.

  • Competition & publication numbers, dates, and details are subject to change without notice.

  • All judge/editor decisions are final


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