Be Brilliant in 55 Words or less – and win 55 USD!
Here, everyone gets to be a part of creating brilliant fiction in a supportive community of peers – all of whom love a good story as much as you do.
Join the community and bring your best writing to the game. You may also WIN 55 USD payable to your Paypal email address.
Read the INTRODUCTION and the RULES here.
You’re welcome to submit up to three entries per month.
There will be 3 Prizes:
- $55: Best 55-Word Story of the Month. This is my personal prize for the one story that blew me away.
- $33: Most Awesome Commenter. I read every single comment on this site, and each month I’ll award the person who provides the most insightful, supportive and overall awesome comments to the other writers.
- $33: Most Shared Story of the Month. This is 100% transparent. You can track this in the right-hand sidebar. The selection is based on a complex electronic algorithm that tracks how many social shares you story receives across many social channels.
The May 2013 Prompt:
Write a brilliant 55-word story without using the letter “E”, which, as you may know, is the most common letter in the English alphabet.
This prompt is a tribute to Ernest Vincent Wright’s novel Gadsby … which had inspired me to become a writer
Make sure you meet the contest rules found here
I’ll post your story as soon as I can, normally within a a day or two.