October 2019 - Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition

Opening October 2019

This is the 89th Writer's Digest Annual Writing Competition and it's open to all up & coming writers.

They'll accept




Personal Essay

Print or Online Article

Genre Short Story (Mystery, Romance, etc.)

Mainstream/Literary Short Story

Rhyming Poetry

Non-rhyming Poetry

Script (Stage Play or Television/Movie Script)

Children’s/Young Adult Fiction

It's a great opportunity to get your work out there in front of agents and editors is short, but sweet, format.

The Grand Prize winner receives -

$5,000 in cash

An author interview in Writer’s Digest

A paid trip to the Annual Conference, a Pitch Slam slot and more!

There will be 500 winners in all, and cash prizes for first to tenth place, plus a year's subscription to the magazine.

Sound good? Keep an eye on this page for details - the competition is due to open in October!

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