august, 2020

25aug1:00 am1:00 amFree to enter!Bardsy's Dream Short Story ContestUSA Entry Fee: Free ,
Max word count: 3,000 ,
Top Prize: $345 and placement in writing programme ,

Top Prize

$345 and placement in writing programme

Max word count


Entry Fee


Perseverance Short Story Contest

Event Details

Write a short story of 1200-3000 words about dreams. As always, interpret the prompt in any way you wish. You can explore a specific dream, dreams in general, how a dream impacted a character, or how life impacted a dream. The only thing we ask of you is to avoid cliches, such as having a whole story be a dream, with the character waking up at the end. Too easy!

The winner will be awarded the Dreamcatcher, $345, and a free, six-month placement in our Elite Writers’ Program. The winning author will also be showcased on the site, and their story & bio may be featured in other promotions (pursuant to terms and conditions).

The prize will be awarded to the story that in the view of our judge(s) nurtures the readers’ interest while demonstrating the principles of good storytelling, as presented in our self-paced course: BETTER STORYTELLING.

The judge(s) will also take the enthusiasm expressed toward the story during the reading period into account.

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