Summer Writing Contest - Short Fiction Break This March, we hosted the 2017 Summer Writing Contest in partnership with The Write Practice and JBD Entertainment. We invited writers to submit stories of 1,000 words or fewer based on one of nine urban fantasy, science fiction, and action/thriller writing prompts. WINNERS OF THE SUMMER WRITING CONTEST We received hundreds of excellent submissions. Free Guide – Summer 2018 Guide to Writing Contests - The Love writing contests? So do we. That’s why we’ve created your ultimate guide to writing contests this summer. Inside, you’ll find dozens of contests for every genre, all with deadlines in spring and summer 2018. Prizes range from $25 to $15,000, and while most require entry fees, others are free to enter.