Lost in Words Short Fiction Competition 2022

Name: Lost in Words Short Fiction Competition
Category: short fiction
Word count: 1,000 – 4,000 words
Entry fee: free
Prize: 1st prize winner gets $500 AUD
Closing Date: June 24th, 2022

Predictable plots and formulaic writing abound in a world that is more interested in making money than telling interesting and original tales. Undo Redo Entertainment believes that the world is being robbed of great stories which is why they are proud to inaugurate the Lost In Words Short Fiction Competition 2022. They are working hard to discover original works and ideas that have been lost in the cacophony of corporate banality. For this reason, they are calling on all writers of short fiction to submit their entries.

The competition is open to all Australian and international writers. Your story must not have appeared in any publication with a circulation of 5,000 or more. Your story must not have been published by an online magazine or have been self-published as part of a larger work.

Contest Guidelines:

• Stories must be original fiction, in English, typed and double-spaced.

• Stories may not be less than 1,000 words or exceed 4,000 words in length.

• There are no theme or genre restrictions. Copyright remains the property of the author.

• Writers may submit a maximum of 2 entries.

• Writers must notify us if their story is accepted for publication or wins an award, places, or receives an Honourable Mention in another competition prior to announcement of our Winners (15 July 2022).

• The author’s name should not appear on their story as entries will be judged anonymously. 

• Stories must be submitted prior to the deadline on 24th June 2022, 11:59pm AEST (Sydney, Australia).

• Stories must be submitted online in PDF format only via their Submission Form.

For more details visit https://www.undoredoenter.com/lostinwords

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