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Word by Word - WCSC Short Fiction Contest


121 Mississaga Street East
Orillia, ON L3V 1V6

Final judge: Hilary McMahon of Westwood Creative Artists, Toronto.
The maximum word count is 1500 words (title not included). Any entries longer than 1500 words, will be automatically disqualified. There is no minimum word count.
Entries can consist of any subject, just send us your best work. Fiction only. Works of non-fiction and poetry will be automatically disqualified.
All entries must be original and unpublished works. All entries must not be under consideration elsewhere for possible publication or broadcast, or accepted for publication or broadcast elsewhere, or entered into any other contest. Work appearing or published on the internet in any form is considered published and therefore, ineligible.
International entries welcome. English language only.
You must be 18 years of age to participate in the WCSC Short Story Contest.

Submission Info

Prize Info

  • First Prize: $500

  • Second Prize: $250

  • Third Prize: $100

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