Lightning on Columbia River by Phatman Creative Commons
Seal Press is sponsoring WOW Women on Writing's Spring 2008 Flash Fiction Contest. There is a small entry fee, but lots of prizes for 35 writers who enter and win. Plus and agent reads your writing (hello, foot in the door for 5 bucks).
Word Count: 250-500 words
Entry Fee: $5 to enter, $10 to include a critique of your entry
Deadline: May 31, 2008 Midnight, Pacific Time
Guest Judge: Literary Agent Wendy Sherman of Wendy Sherman Associates
Subject: Open prompt - No theme
1st: $200, publication on WOW, and other goodies
2nd: $150, publication on WOW, and other goodies
3rd: $100, publication on WOW, and other goodies
7 Runners up will get goodies and publication on WOW
25 will get Honorable Mentions and their name listed on WOW
Recent and soon-to-be-published titles from Seal Press include: Half-Assed: A Weight-Loss Memoir by Jennette Fulda; Own It!: The Ups and Downs of Homebuying for Women Who Go it Alone by Jennifer Musselman; and Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage by Jenny Block. (Wow, indeed, on that last one). They are a Publisher's Weekly Publisher of the Year for 2007.