Want to show off your writing skills? Have you written a science fiction story that’s so shiny you have to wear Ray Bans? How would you like to see millions of people read your story online?
Okay, maybe not millions, but you get the idea. I’m officially kicking off the first-ever Sci Fi Bookshelf Short Story Contest. Send me your story, whether science fiction, fantasy, horror or somewhere in between, up to 2,500 words, and find out how your writing skills stack up against the competition. The deadline is the end of the year — literally at midnight on New Year’s Eve. I’ll publish the winner online in January, right here on Sci Fi Bookshelf, where you’ve seen science fiction and fantasy giants like Joe Haldeman, David Weber and Kat Richardson.
There’s no cash prize, but no entry fee either. I look at it as an even trade: Sci Fi Bookshelf fans (like yourself) get a little free online reading, and you get to showcase your storytelling — everybody wins!