Caribbean Short Story Competition 2011/2012

6 May 2011 8:00 am
31 Aug 2012 11:00 pm

Potbake Productions

presents

Caribbean Short Story Competition 2011/2012

 

 

Guidelines

  • Entrants must be citizens of the Caribbean.

 

  • Entrants must be greater than or equal to 13 years of age.

 

  • A maximum of 2 entries per entrant.

 

  • Finalists from the last competition set the bar high. Great, logical plots, clean, careful work, a variety of appropriately-used literary techniques. Do the same. You're competiting at a high level and want to stand out.

 

  • Stories must be a minimum of 2,500 words but no greater than 3,000 words. Other entries will not be considered.

 

  • Stories must be original works, having never been featured in any other publication, newspaper, magazine or otherwise.

 

  • Submissions must be in MS WORD or PDF format and must include the word count, author's name and contact information.

 

  • Deadline: Entries submitted after Friday, 31st August 2012, will not be considered.

 

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  • Entries can be sent via hard or soft copy
    • Email: submissions@potbake.com. Subject line must be: "CSSC.2011/2012".
    • Hard copy submissions must be made to #3, 3rd Street West, Beaulieu Avenue, Trincity, Trinidad, West Indies.

 

 

Prizes

  • The overall winner will receive a cash prize of USD $ 250.00. (Hopefully, we'll be able to attract sponsorship, and the prizes will become more attractive. We're working on it. :-)

 

  • The top 10 stories will be compiled in a book and each winner will receive a free copy.

 

  • An about the author page will be included in the publication for each of the 10 winners.

 

  • The authors will retain the copyright for their stories.

 

  • Potbake Productions will retain distribution rights for the top 10 stories.

 

  • There is no other monetary gain for the winning authors. There are no royalties to collect on sales.

 

This information was taken from the PotBake website here>>

 

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