There’s a day left in the Super Shorts 2013 fiction contest. Its super easy, write 200 words or less using one of a a few prompts and send it to us. Tweets are 140 characters and half the time you have to commit heinous acts of violence agains the English language to make it fit. 200 words should be no problem. Or try your hand at the micro mini challenge and write a story in 25 words or less. Check out the official contest rules here.
And now, here’s a little about our contest judges:
Kris Farmen is the author of the novels Turn Again and The Devil’s Share. His work has also appeared in Mushing, The Ester Republic, and Alaska magazine, and he is a regular freelancer for The Anchorage Press. Buy Turn Again here.
Cinthia Ritchie is a former journalist who lives and write in Anchorage. She’s a Pushcart Prize nominee and recipient of two Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist awards, the Alaska Council on the Arts Connie Boochever fellowship and residencies at Hedgebrook, Kimmen Harding Nelson Center for the Arts and Hidden River Arts. Her work can be found at New York Times Magazine, Sport Literate, Water-Stone Review, Under the Sun, Memoir, damselfly press, Slow Trains, 42opus, Evening Street Review and over 45 literary magazines. Her first novel, Dolls Behaving Badly, released Feb. 5 from Grand Central Publishing/Hachette Book Group. Buy it here.