Faith Leaders and Leaders of Conscience of Eastern Washington and North Idaho are proud to invite short story writers from sixth grade to adult to enter our first Short Story contest called Brilliant Blunders that Left a Mark.
About the Contest
Judges are looking for a short story between 1,000 and 2,100 words that can be fiction or nonfiction of any genre that highlights the ways we humans own and learn from our mistakes.
A well-crafted story will:
Express the struggle humans have with admitting our blunders/mistakes/snafus, what happens when we own our imperfection and the transformation that happens.
All stories remain the property of the writer. The winning stories will be offered to the media for announcement of their success. The top winner’s story will be offered for a public reading. The top ten stories may be offered for local publication as part of Faith Leaders and Leaders of Conscience Heart Interventions project. The authors will be credited on all publications.
Please submit a short story between 1,000 – 2,100 words in PDF format to: FLLConscience@gmail.com
Multiple stories can be submitted by the same person, however, each story must be submitted as its own PDF document.
Deadline for submissions: September 3, 2021.
Winners will be announced by October 3, 2021 with an Awards Ceremony and reading tentatively scheduled for that Sunday evening, October 10.
Also, please submit the following information along with the story to FLLConscience@gmail.com:
Your name _________________________
Choose Category (Middle School, High School, College/Adult)_______________
If under 18 years old
Parent or Guardian name__________________________
Parent or Guardian phone ____________________and email__________________
One overall winner will be selected from all entries and will receive $150 award.
One runner up will be chosen from each of the three age categories and will receive a $100 award.