thu27febAll DayNext Generation Short Story AwardsA not-for-profit international awards program for authors of short stories.CategoryShort StoryInternationalEntry Fee$25 Max word count5,000 Top Prize$500 and publication

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A brand new not-for-profit awards program open to authors writing short stories worldwide is now accepting entries written in English. Brought to you by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards (the largest book awards program in the world for self-published authors and independent publishers) and Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group.

Enter by February 27, 2025 to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to have your short story considered for cash prizes, awards, exposure, and recognition as one of the top short stories written this year!

There will be 1 Winner and 3 Finalists in each of the 30+ categories and 3 Grand Prize Winners will be selected from all entries. Grand Prize Winners of the Short Story Awards will be invited to attend the Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA) annual awards gala to be honored for their winning stories.

All Grand Prize Winners receive a gold medal + an invitation to attend NGIBA awards gala + their story published in our Anthology + receive a complimentary copy of the Anthology, as well as a cash prize.

The 1st place Grand Prize Winner will also receive a trophy with the author’s name engraved on it.

Writers retain their copyright.

We are keen to encourage quality, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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