Monday, October 23, 2017

Reminder about the #IWSG Short Story Contest

Have you written your story for the IWSG contest yet?

Eligibility: Any member of the Insecure Writer’s Support Group is encouraged to enter – blogging or Facebook member. The story must be previously unpublished. Entry is free.

Word count: 3500-6000

Genre: Mystery/Crime/Thriller

Theme: Tick Tock. The story revolves around a clock, is time sensitive, or has something about a specific time. This theme has plenty of scope and we’re open to pretty much anything along these lines. No erotica, R-rated language, or graphic violence.

Story deadline: November 1st, 2017

How to enter: Send your polished, previously unpublished story to admin @ before the deadline passes. Please format double-spaced, size 12 font, and no headers or footers. Include your contact details, your social links, and if you are part of the Blogging or Facebook IWSG group.

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IWSG Show Your Writer Insecurity Contest Winners

This contest was so much fun! Thank you to everyone who participated. We loved seeing your pictures. It was hard to pick only three. Everyone deserves a round of applause.

Third place: J Lenni Dorner

Second place: Mary Aalgaard

And the grand prize winner who also finally told all his Facebook friends he’s a writer: Ken Rahmoeller


  1. Well done for the reminder Christine and congratulations to the authors ... cheers Hilary

  2. Get those stories in!
    The winners had some fun ideas.

  3. Sent my story last week. Fingers crossed! Congrats to all the "Show Your Insecurity" winners!

  4. Good luck to participants and congrats to the winners.

  5. Such fun pictures! And looking forward to seeing the anthology stories :)

  6. Congrats to the winners! It was fun seeing everyone's pictures.

  7. Thank you to everyone for stopping in today. :) Have a terrific week.

  8. I think another great anthology is on the cards!

  9. The pictures people posted were fun.

  10. I'm doomed to never enter things that I mean to. One day I will pay more attention and actually write things for these contests. Until that day

  11. Yay for everyone! Bet the stories centered around a clock will be fun.

  12. Ooh, great theme. Good luck to everyone entering this story contest!


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