Categories abbreviations used: Contemp (Contemporary), ER (Erotic Romance), FFTP (Futuristic / Time-Travel, Fantasy, Paranormal), HF (Historical Fiction), HR (Historical Romance), MS (Mainstream), Mys / Sus (Mystery / Suspense), NA (New Adult), NSRE (Novel with Strong Romantic Elements), Para (Paranormal), RC (Romantic Comedy), RE (Romantic Elements), RS (Romantic Suspense), ST (Single Title), Sci-Fi (Science Fiction), YA (Young Adult).
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Real Simple Life Lessons Essay Contest Nonfiction Essay in English U.S. legal residents age 19 or older Received by 11:50 P.M. ET Sept 18, 2014 Typed, double-spaced submission (1,500 wds max) essay theme-based, answering the question, "Have you ever had a eureka moment? Tell us about it. " Free Mail or email Judged by Real Simple editors, based on originality, creativity, language and appropriateness to contest theme (25% each) 1st Place winner receives $3,000; 2nd Place receives $750; 3rd Place receives $500..
Contemporary Romance Writers of America The Stiletto Contest Contemporary Romance Unpublished in category entered within last 5 yrs. Entry ms must be unpublished and uncontracted. Deadline Sept 19 , 2014 (extended from Sept 5); finalists announced ~Oct 17; winners announced Dec 1. 1st 20 pp plus synopsis (2 pp max). Synopsis will not be judged. $20 for members; $30 for non-members electronic 1st round judges are unpublished and published authors.Final Judges: ST (Amanda Bergeron, Avon Romance); ER (Christa Desir, Samhain Publishing); Short Contemp (Alethea Spiridon Hopson, Indulgence, Entangled Publishing); NSRE (Allison Carroll, HQN); YA Romance (Margo Lipschultz, Harlequin Teen); YA NSRE (Elizabeth Poteet, St. Martin’s Press), NA (Nicole Fischer, William Morrow Books).  
New York City Romance Writers of America Kathryn Hayes "We Need a Hero" Romance with humor not contracted / published in novella or novel-length fiction as of deadline. RWA membership NOT required. Self published authors welcome. Postmark or e-deadline 11:59 p.m. Sept 22, 2014 (extended from Sept 8). scene between hero and heroine that shows your hero in the best light (20 pp max) + brief (optional) synopsis (2 pp max, will not be not judged). Courier New 12 or TNR 14 pt. $25 RWA members, $30 othersby PayPal or check email Judges = published authors. No categories, open to any romance genre in category or ST length, including erotica and LGBT. Final Judge: Cat Clyne, Sourcebooks Grand Prize: $75
Scrivenerscreed, A Meridian for Writers Scrivenerscreed 24-Hour Writing Contest short story / literary fiction Anyone; must enter by Sept 27 noon CST. Noon CST Sept 28, 2014. Winners announced ~ 2 wks later. To avoid pre-written stories, the word count is announced when the contest begins, Saturday at noon. The story must be at least obliquely related to the prompt provided. $5 via email Judges: Steven Bergmark, Ian Clark, Mariann Devlin, Krissy Bergmark 1st-$75 and publication; 2nd-$50 and publication; 3rd-$25 and publication; Up to five honorable mentions which may include publication.
Chanticleer Book Reviews The Clue Awards Mystery, Thriller, Suspense Published Novels (30,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2010. E-pub, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed okay. All novels must have ISBN or ASIN designation. Received by midnight, Sept 30, 2014; finalists announced by Nov 30. e-pub or pdf file must be digitally submitted along with a submission form. Must also submit cover art. $45 via PayPal or Check. online Categories: RS; Cozy / Amateur Sleuth; Professional Sleuth; Mystery / Suspense / Thriller; Historical Mystery; Mystery Caper / Adventure; Mystery Crime; Private Eye / Noir; Legal / Medical / Police Procedural First Place Category Awards Contest Winners receive a Chanticleer Book Review, valued at $265. They will also be placed on Chanticleer Bookshelves, located in Independent Book Stores. Other prizes inclue a CBR Blue Ribbon with the Contest Name, Author, and Book Title for promotional use, digital award stickers, adhesive book stickers, shelf-talkers, and promotion in print and online media. All Category winners are automatically entered in the CBR Grand Prize Blue Ribbon Awards, which gives $250 cash to the Five Overall 1st place winners, and $1000 cash to the CBR Grand Prize Winner.
Chanticleer Book Reviews The Clue Awards Mystery, Thriller, Suspense Manuscripts (30,000 words+) written in English. Cannot have been published or under contract at deadline or have ISBN designation. Received by midnight, Sept 30, 2014; finalists announced by Nov 30. Entire manuscript must be digitally submitted as pdf or epub, along with a submission form. $45 via PayPal or Check. online Categories: RS; Cozy / Amateur Sleuth; Professional Sleuth; Mystery / Suspense / Thriller; Historical Mystery; Mystery Caper / Adventure; Mystery Crime; Private Eye / Noir; Legal / Medical / Police Procedural 1st Place Winners in each category will win a Chanticleer Manuscript Overview Package (valued at $325.00). All first place winners will be automatically entered into the CBR Grand Prize Writing Competition for CBR’s Best Manuscripts of 2014.
Chesapeake Romance Writers of America Finish the Damn Book Romantic fiction Published or unpublished. Need not be RWA member. Midnight, Sept 30, 2014 First and Last chapters (40 pp max) plus synopsis (5 pp max) which will not be judged. $15 RWA member; $20 others   1st round judges are: PAN and PRO members. Final judges TBA. Categories: MS with RE; Para; Contemp; HR; YA / NA; ER 1st Place winner receives a check for $50 plus The Rudy, a Bichon Frise statuette in remembrance of Judi’s dog.
Eric Allen Jacobson Sacrifice Anthology Contest Nonfiction Theme-based Essay Any legal resident of the United States age 18 or older. Midnight EST Sept 30, 2014; winners announced by Oct 30. 1,000 – 2,000 word inspirational theme-based essay. Free Email Blind judging by contest sponsors. 1st Place $50; 2nd Place $30; 3rd Place $20. 1st thru 3rd will also be published in annual anthology and will receive two copies of anthology
Lucille's Legacy Publishing Storytelling Competition Inspirational, motivational or humorous "Slice of Life" essay written in English and previously unpublished. Must be 18 or older. Entry must be in English, original, unpublished, and not currently submitted for publication. Received by 11:59 p.m. EST Sept 30, 2014; winners announced Dec 31. 750 - 1,500 words. See guidelines for details. $20 via PayPal. email attachment through website Three rounds of judging: 1st round by independent focus group looking for compelling story. 2nd round by panel of writing professionals judging style, originality, command of language, basic writing skills. Final round judged by editors at LLP, looking for unique voices which best represent the brand. 1st Prize: $1000; 2nd Prize: $750; 3rd Prize: $500. Top 3 prize winners & up to 100 Honorable Mentions will have stories published in a book to be distributed nationally.
Red Hen Press Ruskin Art Club Poetry Award Poetry Previously unpublished poem Postmark by Sept 30, 2014; winner announced 2015 Complete poems, 120 line maximum each. $20 for up to 3 poems, maximum 120 lines each. Mail Final Judge: Pete Fromm $1,000 and publication of the selected poem in The Los Angeles Review.
QA Productions The Stolen Adventure "Create-A-Character" Writing Contest Fiction Open to all, separate award category for writers under 18 years of age. Sept 30, 2014; finalists announced Nov 15; winner announced Jan 1, 2015. Entrants must create an original character including physical and personality descriptions with explanation of relationship to existing Stolen Adventure characters Free - one entry per person Email Categories: Adult (18 and older), Junior (under 18) Five finalists, selected by QA Productions staff and author Mark Wullert. Character descriptions of finalists will be posted on The Stolen Adventure web site for member voting. Winner of the member voting will receive $100 Amazon gift card and the opportunity to have character included in book five of The Stolen Adventure series. Four runners up will receive a $25 Amazon gift card.
Tethered By Letters Fall Literary Contest Short Story, Flash Fiction, Poetry Anyone. International submissions welcome. Sept 30, 2014 midnight EST; winners announced in November. For short story submit 1,000 to 7,500 words, open genre; for flash fiction submit either 55, 250, or 500 words; and for poetry submit max of 3 pages per poem $10 per Short Story; $4 per Flash Fiction OR $10 for three Flash Fictions; $5 per poem OR $12 for three poems. online. Pay by credit or debit through submission manager Submittable Any genre. Judged by professional editing team at TBL. $250 for Short Story, $50 for Flash Fiction, $100 for Poetry and publication in Tethered By Letters quarterly journal. Finalists will be considered for later publication after working with one of our Senior Editors.
Windy City Romance Writers of America Four Seasons Award Romance Unpublished or not published in past 5 yrs in novel-length fiction in any format. e-deadline midnight Sept 30, 2014; finalists notified by Nov 1; winners announced Dec 20. 1st 25 pp of ms in RTF $25 RWA member, $30 other, via PayPal electronic 3 judges with at least one a published member of Windy City RWA. 4 highest scores in each category final, lowest score dropped. Final judges HR (Leah Hultenschmidt, Grand Central Publishing; Jita Fumich, Folio Literary Agency); ST (Michelle Meade, MIRA; Sara Megibow, Nelson Literary Agency); F / F / Para (Kristine Swartz, Berkley Publishing; Michelle Grajkowski, Three Seas Literary Agency); YA (Aubrey Poole, Sourcebooks; Sarah Negovetich, Corvisiero Agency); Inspirational (Elizabeth Mazer, Harlequin Love Inspired; Amanda Luedeke, MacGregor Literary); RS (Dana Hamilton, Harlequin Intrigue; Victoria Lowes, The Bent Agency) Top prize: Windy City Four Seasons Plaque. All finalists receive certificates. Winners are announced in RWR.
Writers Type Writers Type Competition Fiction (flash, short story, first chapter) anyone; unpublished work in English Sept 30, 2014 Dependent on contest entered, i.e., First Chapter, Short Story, Flash Fiction,. Please see website for further details. $10 via payPal electronic via WritersType.com WritersType.com sponsors three annual contests in the categories of First Chapter, Flash Fiction, and Short Story. In each category, the monthly winner receives $25 honorarium, comments from our readers, and publication on our site. Each month, the top two submissions in each category advance to the annual competition. Annual Prize: a total of $250, reader comments, and publication on our site.
North Louisiana Storytellers & Authors of Romance The Suzannah   Anyone. Entry must be unpublished and uncontracted in any format before Nov 30. Entries capped at 120. Midnight CST Oct 1, 2014. 7,200 words max, including synopsis and beginning of manuscript $30 for NOLA members, $35 others. via email 1st round judges are published authors, RWA Pro members, industry professionsals. 3 scores, lowest one dropped. Final judges: Chelsey Emmelhainz, Avon Harper Collins; Patience Bloom, Harlequin Romanic Suspense; Sarah Murphy, Ballantine Bantam Dell; Laura Bradford, Bradford Literary Agency; Erin Niamata, Folio Literary Agency; Kim Lionetti, BookEnds Literary Grand prize winner announced at conference in March 2015. Winner receives $300 and trophy.
Self-Publishing Review SPR Full Moon Awards Self-published horror, fantasy, sci-fi Self-published writers Oct 1, 2014; winner announced Oct 31 ebook in pdf, Word, mobi or epub format $25 via email Categories: Horror, Fantasy, Sci-Fi. Judged by SPR. Winners receive a Lead Story Package worth $249 plus a guest blog spot, an interview, and a rosette for their book covers and website. Runners Up receive a Jump Start Package worth $59 and a rosette for their book covers and website.
International Screenwriters' AssociationU Emerging Screenwriters Screenplay Competition Screenplay, TV Script original screenplay or teleplay written in English, unencumbered by any third party. Submission deadline Oct 3, 2014 Full-Length Features: 80-130 pp; TV Pilots: 10-70 pp submitted in pdf, ms word doc, RTF, or Final Draft format in 12 point courier font $65 electronic 1st round judged by logline entries and 1st 30 pp; for 2nd round, the top 100 screenplays will be read and rated. Screenplay judged in final round. Genres: Action / Adventure, Thriller; Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi;  Comedy; Drama / Family, Historical; Horror Grand Prize: $10.000 in cash and other prizes. 2nd Place $5,000; 3rd Place $4,000; 4th Place $3,000; 5th Place $2,000; 6th Place $1,000. All 6 receive full scholarship to New York Story Seminar, FAST Screenplay Screenwriting Process, 1 yr subscription to Storylogue.
Ruminate Magazine William Van Dyke Short Story Prize Fiction Unpublished authors of all ages are eligible. Oct 15, 2014; entrants notified of entry status in mid-Jan 2015; winners announced March 2015 in spring issue of magazine 5,500 words or fewer $20 (includes free copy of the Spring issue)   A blind reading of all entries will be conducted by a panel of RUMINATE readers, who will select 10 short stories as finalists. See website for final judge. $1000 will be awarded to the winner and publication in the Spring Issue will be awarded to the winning story and runner-up story.
The Word Hut Short Story Writing Competition Fiction Short Story Entrant must be over 18 years of age. Entries must be in English. New stories as well as those previously blogged are eligible; entry cannot have won a prize elsewhere or be under consideration in another competition October 19 , 2014, midnight GMT; results posted by Oct 31. 1,000 words max £4 GBP via PayPal email All stories will be read and judged by James who has a background in publishing and teaching; Jessica, who is an Oxford English Language and Literature graduate currently working in theatre production and writing her first novel; and Wendy, who is a published author of three novels. 1st = £70; 2nd = £35; 3rd = £15 Winning story published on website.
Ayn Rand Institute Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Essay with specific theme Open to high school seniors (12th graders), college undergrads, and graduate students worldwide Postmark / e-deadline 11:59 PM PST Oct 24, 2014; winners notified by Dec 20. Choose one of 3 topics (see website). Winning essays must be between 800 and 1,600 words and demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic meaning of Atlas Shrugged. free mail, online Judged on style and content. Essay submissions are evaluated in a fair and unbiased four-round judging process. Judges are individually selected by the Ayn Rand Institute based on a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Ayn Rand’s works. One first prize of $10,000; 3 second prizes of $2,000; 5 third prizes of $1,000; 25 finalist prizes of $100; 50 semifinalist prizes of $50
ArtAscent "Red" International Call for Writers Romance, fiction, poetry, nonfiction, open Any writer 18 yrs or older. Oct 31 , 2014; winner announcement Dec 1, 2014. 900 words max with theme of "Red." Fire, passion, heat, sacrifice, vitality, danger, happiness, a primary colour. What shade is your red? $10 via PayPal online Judges: ArtAscent The Gold writer will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal with artist profile review. From 3-7 writers will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal w/ links to artists websites, promotion on website artist directory, and exposure in ArtAscent social media.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Paranormal Awards Supernatural Fiction Published Novels (30,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2010. E-pub, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed okay. All novels must have ISBN or ASIN designation. Received by midnight, Oct 31, 2014; finalists announced by Feb 1, 2015. e-pub or pdf file must be digitally submitted along with a submission form. Must also submit cover art. $45 via PayPal or Check. online Categories: Special abilities, super-natural; Werewolves, vampires, vampire slayers, shape shifters, etc.; Southern Gothic; Pulp Gothic; Contemp Gothic; Romantic (no eroticism, please); Urban / Edgy Para; Historical; Magical systems; Parallel universe; Angels & Demons; YA / NA First Place Category Awards Contest Winners receive a Chanticleer Book Review, valued at $265. They will also be placed on Chanticleer Bookshelves, located in Independent Book Stores. Other prizes inclue a CBR Blue Ribbon with the Contest Name, Author, and Book Title for promotional use, digital award stickers, adhesive book stickers, shelf-talkers, and promotion in print and online media. All Category winners are automatically entered in the CBR Grand Prize Blue Ribbon Awards, which gives $250 cash to the Five Overall 1st place winners, and $1000 cash to the CBR Grand Prize Winner.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Paranormal Awards Supernatural Fiction Manuscripts (30,000 words+) written in English. Cannot have been published or under contract at deadline or have ISBN designation. Received by midnight, Oct 31, 2014; finalists announced by Feb 1, 2015. Entire manuscript must be digitally submitted as pdf or epub, along with a submission form. $45 via PayPal or Check. online Categories: Special abilities, super-natural; Werewolves, vampires, vampire slayers, shape shifters, etc.; Southern Gothic; Pulp Gothic; Contemp Gothic; Romantic (no eroticism, please); Urban / Edgy Para; Historical; Magical systems; Parallel universe; Angels & Demons; YA / NA 1st Place Winners in each category will win a Chanticleer Manuscript Overview Package (valued at $325.00). All first place winners will be automatically entered into the CBR Grand Prize Writing Competition for CBR’s Best Manuscripts of 2015.
Rubery Book Award Rubery Short Story Competition Short Story Anyone Oct 31, 2014; winners notified ~Jan 2015 Short story (3,000 word max) £7.50 via cheque. Other currencies accepted via PayPal or credit card online. via mail or email Final judge: Booker Shortlisted author Gaynor Arnold. First Prize £500 (approx 763 US$, 586 € ) The winning book will also be read by a top literary agent from MBA; 2nd prize £150 (approx 228 US $, 175 €); 3rd prize £50 (approx 76 US$, 58 €). Payment via cheque (in sterling) or PayPal. Winners and shortlisted stories will be published in an anthology.
Bibliophilia.org What does your avatar say about you? Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry Must register for forum (free) and post an avatar Midnight GMT Nov 1, 2014; winnerz announced Dec 1. Prose: unpublished fiction or nonfiction, 500 words or fewer (exclusive of the title); Poetry: an unpublished poem 40 lines or fewer (exclusive of the title) Free via email Judge: Victor Martinez. All entries to be considered in the same category. 1st prize: five books authored by Bibliophilia members to be delivered to the prizewinner's mailing address by regular post. Books will represent various genres, including poetry and non-fiction. 2nd Prize: four books as above; 3rd prize: three books as above.
Hudson Valley Romance Writers of America Hook, Line and Sinker Romance anyone, published or unpublished Postmark by midnight Nov 1, 2014; winners announced January 2015 1st 3 pp of unpublished manuscript $10 via check or PayPal mail or email First round: 3 judges, at least two published. Top 5 entries will be ranked by Allison Lyons, Harlequin Trophies awarded for1st through 3rd place.
Nat. Brut Inc. Nat. Brut Flash Fiction Contest Flash Fiction Anyone. One entry per person. Nov 1, 2014; winners announced early Dec. Flash fiction 750 wds max. $15 online through Submittable Judge: Novelist Kathleen Hale 1st Place: $200 prize, entry included in Issue Five of newsletter; 2nd Place: $50 and entry included in Blog. 3rd Place: entry included in blog.
NinjaEssays.com NinjaEssays Writing Contest Essays Anyone Nov 1, 2014; finalists notified Nov 5. Essay of 800 - 1,000 words. Free via email Judges: top writers from NinjaEssays.com 1st place - $500; 2nd place - $300; 3rd place - $150.
Tennessee Williams / New Orleans Literary Festival One Act Play Contest One-act play Plays that have won any other playwriting contest are ineligible. Postmark / e-deadline Nov 1, 2014. Winner announced by March 1, 2015. Submit unpublished, never publicly performed one-act play up to one hour in length. See guidelines for more info. $25 electronic preferred;. pay via Discover, MC, Visa. If by mail, pay via check or MO. Judges: University of New Orleans’ Creative Writing Workshop and the Department of Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts Grand Prize: $1,500; staged reading at the next Festival; full production at the following year Festival; VIP All-Access Festival pass for next two years ($1,000 value); publication in Bayou. Top Ten Finalists will also receive a panel pass to attend the Festival.
Fresh Voices Screenwriters' Resource Screenplay Competition Feature Screenplay, TV Category, Short Scripts Open to all English language screenplays and writers who have earned less than $25k writing Final deadline is Nov 6, 2014 at 11:59 feature screenplay (less than 130 pp), TV category (less than 75 pp); short script (less than 25 pp) $40-$75 depending on category and submission date electronic submission 11 competition categories for feature films, tv pilots, and short scripts plus 10 Spotlight Awards. See website. Over $20,000 in Cash & Prizes.
Tennessee Williams / New Orleans Literary Festival Fiction Contest Short Story Open to writers who have not yet published a book of fiction. Includes self-published books with ISBN. Story cannot have won any other writing contest. Postmark / e-deadline Nov 16, 2014. Winner announced by March 15, 2015. Original short story, written in English, up to 7,000 words. $25 electronic preferred;. pay via Discover, MC, Visa. If by mail, pay via check or MO. Judge: Victor LaValle and Emily Raboteau Grand Prize: $1500; Domestic airfare (up to $500) and French Quarter accommodations to attend the next festival in New Orleans; VIP All-Access Festival Pass ($500 value); public reading at the Festival; publication in Louisiana Literature; Top Ten Finalists will receive a panel pass ($75 value) to next Festival.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Somerset Awards Contemporary Fiction Published Novels (30,000+ wds) written in English and with copyright after Dec 31, 2010. E-pub, tradionally pubbed, self-pubbed okay. All novels must have ISBN or ASIN designation. Received by midnight, Nov 30, 2014; finalists announced by Feb 18, 2015. e-pub or pdf file must be digitally submitted along with a submission form. Must also submit cover art. $45 via PayPal or Check. online Categories: Contemporary and Mainstream Fiction. Genre-blending encouraged. First Place Category Awards Contest Winners receive a Chanticleer Book Review, valued at $265. They will also be placed on Chanticleer Bookshelves, located in Independent Book Stores. Other prizes inclue a CBR Blue Ribbon with the Contest Name, Author, and Book Title for promotional use, digital award stickers, adhesive book stickers, shelf-talkers, and promotion in print and online media. All Category winners are automatically entered in the CBR Grand Prize Blue Ribbon Awards, which gives $250 cash to the Five Overall 1st place winners, and $1000 cash to the CBR Grand Prize Winner.
Chanticleer Book Reviews Somerset Awards Contemporary Fiction Manuscripts (30,000 words+) written in English. Cannot have been published or under contract at deadline or have ISBN designation. Received by midnight, Nov 30, 2014; finalists announced by Feb 18, 2015. Entire manuscript must be digitally submitted as pdf or epub, along with a submission form. $45 via PayPal or Check. online Categories: Contemporary and Mainstream Fiction. Genre-blending encouraged. 1st Place Winners in each category will win a Chanticleer Manuscript Overview Package (valued at $325.00). All first place winners will be automatically entered into the CBR Grand Prize Writing Competition for CBR’s Best Manuscripts of 2015.
Magic Oxygen Publishing Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Short Story, Poetry Open worldwide, age 16+ at the time of submission Must be in English Must be your own unpublished work Midnight Nov 30, 2014; shortlist announced by Jan 14, 2015; winner announced Feb 14. Short Story: 4,000 words max; Poetry: 50 lines max. Open theme. £5 per entry electronic or mail Judges TBA £1,000 First Prize, £300 Second Prize, £100 Third Prize, 2 x £50 Highly Commended. Shortlist and winners go into print. Trees planted for every entry and you'll have the GPS coordinates sent to you after the competition has closed. Prize fund sponsored by Coolio.
Sakura Publishing Sakura Fiction and Poetry Award Fiction, Poetry Must be 16 or older, entry must be in English and previously unpublished in any form. Dec 13, 2014; winners announced Jan 21, 2015. Submit full manuscript. Fiction ms must be 80,000 words or more; poetry must contain 45 or more poems. $30 via email attachment Judges are Sakura staff and two Sakura authors Winner receives: a publishing contract for the manuscript with Sakura Publishing; 500 Dollar Cash Prize; 10 free copies of your book when printed.
Extaordinaryreads and The Fresh Voice EZine Fresh Voice Short Story Contest Short Story Entrant must be 13 yrs or older. April 29, 2015 or after 1,000 entries have been received. Entire story, 500 - 5,000 words written in English. No fee, but entry code is provided in The Fresh Voice magazine available in digital format from Smashwords and Amazon. Cover price $0.99 or free if you sign up for the newsletter. Online form; must register with website; membership is free Any genre but must be suitable for family-friendly audience. Community voting system. The story with the most, and highest votes wins. Monthly prize is $20 Amazon book voucher. Annual 1st Place: $800 if entry is accompanied by a magaine code, $100 if it is not. 2nd Place: $150 if accompanied by magazine code, $10 if it is not. 3rd Place, $50 if accompanied by magazine code, one year free magazine subscription if not. Note: Winning entries will be published together in an anthology. Authors will receive 80% of sales after retailer's commission.