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September 10, 2013 > Flash Fiction Writing Contest

Flash Fiction Writing Contest

Are you a wiz with words? Can you tell a great story in a short form? Fremont Cultural Arts Council and Half Price Books are teaming up for a Flash Fiction Writing Contest that calls for a writer's very best in 300 words or less - title included! All ages can enter and stories can use any subject matter (please keep it clean and community appropriate). Entries must be presented in English in 12-point type on a single page with the entrant's name on the back or included on a separate sheet. If no title is given, organizers will provide a three-word title including a number.

On Saturday, September 28 entries will be on display at Half Price Books for People's Choice judging from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with prizes awarded at 5 p.m. People entering the store will be given a survey form to select their five favorites. Cash and gift card prizes will be awarded to the top submissions:
1st Place: $65 cash award
2nd Place: $55 cash award
3rd Place: $45 award (including a $25 gift card to Half Price Books)
4th Place: $35 award (including a $25 gift card to Half Price Books)
5th Place: $25 gift card to Half Price Books

Get to work; entries are being accepted now! The deadline for stories is midnight on Sunday, September 22. E-mail entries to or mail to Fremont Cultural Arts Council, 3375 Country Dr., Fremont, CA 94536. Rules and details are available at Call (510) 793-6060 for more information. Winning entries will be submitted to Tri-City Voice for publication.

Flash Fiction Writing Contest
Entries due: Sunday, Sept 22
People's Choice Judging: Saturday, Sept 28
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (prizes awarded at 5 p.m.)
Half Price Books
39152 Fremont Hub, Fremont
(510) 793-6060

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