Strands International Short Story Competition
Writers from any part of the world are eligible to enter.
You can submit as many stories as you like.
Each story should have a minimum of 1500 words and should not exceed 5000 words.
It should have a strong connection to the theme provided - 'Water'.
Previously published stories are not eligible. Simultaneous submissions can be done at your discretion. Ideally, we expect your entry to be free from any other commitment till July15, 2017. Strands will not be in a position to return the entry fees once you have submitted your work, though you are free to withdraw it at any point.
Entry fees to each story has to be submitted here.
If your story is among the top three winners or the shortlisted, Strands will retain its first publication rights. The copyrights of your story will remain with you.
After submitting the entry fees, your story should be attached as a .doc or .docx file and be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
No other file formats will be accepted. Your name or any identification mark should not be there in the file.
The subject line of your email should be 'Strands International Short Story Competition - Water'.
Provide the following details in the body of your mail:
1. your name, address and email ID, 2. the name of your story/stories and 3. the PayPal transaction number.
Your entry should reach us before the midnight of May 31, 2017.