2020 National Flash Fiction Day Competition

15 February - 15 April 2020

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

(See General Rules for further details)

  • Submissions open 15 February – 15 April 2020
  • Competition open to all NZ citizens and residents
  • Open competition; no theme or prompt
  • Only previously unpublished work will be considered (see General Rules)
  • Deadline for submissions: 15 April 2020 (midnight)
  • Word limit for all submissions (all categories): 300 excluding title
  • 1.5 or double spaced, please
  • No font requirements, but make it clean – no fancy fonts!
  • Maximum 3 stories per entrant; please include your submissions in one document
  • Electronic submissions only, emailed to nationalflash@gmail.com
  • Submissions must be sent as attachments (not in the body of the email)
  • Send one of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .rtf; please, no pdfs
  • Please, no pdfs!
  • Submissions must be received no later than midnight, 15 April 2020
  • Your name may be in the email and any enquiries made to NFFD in the gmail account, but do not include your name or contact info on the attachments. Any submissions with author name on the attachment with the story text will be disqualified.
  • Judges’ decisions are final. No feedback will be offered on an individual basis.
  • Long lists will be announced in early May and shortlists in late May.
  • Winners will be announced on National Flash Fiction Day, June 22.
  • Winners and short-listed work will be published in a special winter edition of Flash Frontier: An Adventure in Short Fiction.

 See more information here: https://nationalflash.org/competition/


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