Caribbean Short Story Competition 2009-2010

Submitted by admin on 28 September 2009 - 10:20pm

Potbake Productions launches Caribbean short story writing competition 2009-2010

Potbake Productions is launching a Caribbean Short Story Competition, a short story competition with a twist. There will be a total of 17 prizes. The overall winner gets USD $ 250.00 and their story, along with 16 other winning stories, will be published as short story book collection by November 2010.

Guidelines and rules for submitting stories

  • Entrants must be citizens of the Caribbean.
  • Entrants must be greater than or equal to 13 years of age.
  • A maximum of 2 entries per entrant.
  • Stories must be a minimum of 2,500 words but no greater than 3,000 words. Other entries will not be considered.
  • Stories must be original works, having never been featured in any other publication, newspaper, magazine or otherwise.
  • Submissions must be in MS WORD or PDF format and must include the word count, author's name and contact information.
  • Entries submitted after Monday, 31st May 2010, will not be considered.
  • Entries can be sent via hard or soft copy
  • Hard copy submissions must be made to #3, 3rd Street West, Beaulieu Avenue, Trincity, Trinidad, West Indies.

The end result for the top 17 stories

  • The overall winner will receive a cash prize of USD $ 250.00.
  • The top 17 stories will be compiled in a book and each winner will receive a free copy.
  • An about the author page will be included in the publication for each of the 17 winners.
  • The authors will retain the copyright for their stories.
  • Potbake Productions will retain distribution rights for the top 17 stories.
  • There is no other monetary gain for the winning authors. There are no royalties to collect on sales.