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Nanofiction Contest

Entry category:

It Happened One Summer
Tell us a story in 100 words or less. Please specify for which age bracket your submission is eligible:

Under 18
              -or-
 
          18 & Over

Entries on other themes shall be disqualified.

Submission deadline: Saturday, July 14, 2018 (see Nanofiction Contest Rules and Guidelines below for details).

Nanofiction contest entries will be judged by Writers One Flight Up.

Prizes: $50 First Place, $30 Second Place, $20 Third Place and Honorable Mention(s)

Finalists will be invited to read their entries on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at 2:00 PM at W.T. Bland Public Library. The Award Ceremony will immediately follow the readings.

New: All entrants must have a Lake County Library System library card in good standing.

Event sponsors: Writers One Flight Up & Mount Dora Library Association  

Nanofiction Contest Rules and Guidelines

Entries:

  • Must be original, unpublished works only.
  • Must contain 100 words or fewer.
  • Must have a separate cover sheet which includes the author’s name, age category, mailing address, phone number and email address.
  • Name and identifying information must be not included on entry; only include it on the cover sheet.
  • Nanofiction Contest theme used must be stated on the cover sheet.
  • No identifying information (name and address) are to be stated anywhere but on the cover sheet.
  • Must be electronic submissions only.
  • Must be in a Word document, typed in 12 point Times New Roman and double spaced.
  • Must have no illustrations or photos.
  • All entrants must have a Lake County Library System library card in good standing. Please include your LCLS card number on the cover sheet.

One submission per entrant per theme shall be accepted.

All entries must adhere to the It Happened One Summer Nanofiction Contest themes. Entries on other themes shall be disqualified. Entries shall not be more than 100 words.

Submission deadline: Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Failure to follow the contest guidelines will result in your work not being considered. Please read and re-read the directions carefully.

Submissions shall be emailed to lundayc@cityofmountdora.com

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Entry category:

Please Be Mine (Romance)
Sweep us off our feet in 100 words or less. Please specify for which age bracket your submission is eligible:

Under 18
              -or-
 
          18 & Over

Entries on other themes shall be disqualified.

Submission deadline: Saturday, January 20, 2018 (see Nanofiction Contest Rules and Guidelines below for details)

Nanofiction contest entries will be judged by Writers One Flight Up.

Prizes: $50 First Place, $30 Second Place, $20 Third Place and Honorable Mention(s)

Finalists will be invited to read their entries on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 2:00 PM at W.T. Bland Public Library. The Award Ceremony will immediately follow the readings.

Event sponsor: Mount Dora Library Association  

Nanofiction Contest Rules and Guidelines

Entries:

  • Must be original, unpublished works only.
  • Must contain 100 words or fewer.
  • Must have a separate cover sheet which includes the author’s name, age, mailing address, phone number and email address.
  • Name and identifying information must be not included on entry; only include it on the cover sheet.
  • Nanofiction Contest theme used must be stated on the cover sheet.
  • No identifying information (name and address) are to be stated anywhere but on the cover sheet.
  • Must be electronic submissions only.
  • Must be in a Word document, typed in 12 point Times New Roman and double spaced.
  • Must have no illustrations or photos.

One submission per entrant per theme shall be accepted.

All entries must adhere to the Romance Nanofiction Contest themes. Entries on other themes shall be disqualified.

Entries shall not be more than 100 words.

Submission deadline: Saturday, January 20, 2018

Failure to follow the contest guidelines will result in your work not being considered. Please read and re-read the directions carefully.

Submissions shall be emailed to lundayc@cityofmountdora.com
 

Winners
Under 18:

1st Place: Connor Eickelman

18 & Over:

1st Place: Mark McWaters

2nd Place: Frances Hight

3rd Place: Karen Larkey

1st Honorable Mention: Thomas Swartz

2nd Honorable Mention: Marie Hammerling

3rd Honorable Mention: Samantha Kingston

4th Honorable Mention: Joan Levy

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Winners of the 2017 contest are:

        Romance

       1st Place: Sally May

        2nd Place: Andrea Adams

        3rd Place: John Markham

        Honorable Mention: Rachel Williams

 

       It Happened in Mount Dora ...

      1st Place: Elise Van Cise

       2nd Place: Ann Stewart

       3rd Place: Joyce Axelson

       Honorable Mention: Carol Daub