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A short story contest from the Crosstimbers Author Association.
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A Crosstimbers Contest.

Don't tell us your tales.  Show them to us.

The purpose of this contest is to showcase stories that come to life by showing rather than telling.

It's easy to enter. Pick one of the three prompts.  Write a story using that prompt.  Enter it in the contest.  Win big prizes! 

Click on a button below for more details.


The Basics The Prompts
Contest Prizes Contest Judging
The Contest Rules Contest Resources
Benefactors Past Winners
How To Enter Current Entries
Discussion Forum Button

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The contest is currently CLOSED. We expect to return in JANURARY 2025 for a new round.
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Questions or comments about the contest?
contact Max Griffin πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ or Carol St.Ann
or go to the "Tales Shown, Not Told Discussion Forum

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2023 Quill Winner

Fill out the form, then press SUBMIT SURVEY to enter the contest.
Only one entry per contestent per contest.

(R) denotes a required field.
1.   What is the TITLE of your story? (R)
2.   Enter the ITEM NUMBER of your story.
This is the number WDC creates when you save your story as a static item in your portfolio.
Just the number, please, and not {bitem:########}.
If you're not sure what this means, please see "Create/Edit a Static Item
Please do NOT submit entries in books. Static items only. (R)
3.   Please check which PROMPT(S) your story uses.
You must check at least one prompt, but you may check more than one.
Check all three if you are entering the optional Motivational Conttest.
If using the WORDS prompt, please be sure to boldface the words in your story.
If you're not sure how to do this, please see "Create/Edit a Static Item. (R)
  GENRE Prompt
  WORDS Prompt
4.   What is the story's approximate word count?
This should not exceed 3000 words. You can find the approximate word count by
          *Bulletb* going to the folder containing your story;
          *Bulletb* clicking on the gearbox to the right of the story's listing; and
          *Bulletb* clicking "word count" on the drop-down menu. (R)

5.   This survey allows the sending of Gift Points.
      Gift points are neither required nor expected. If you elect to donate gjft points, thank you! We will use them to support contest activities.

      You have 0 Gift Points.
      Gift Points to send:
      Confirm Gift Points:
      (Minimum: 100 / Maximum: 1,000,000)
Important: Gift Points included will be sent to "ShownNotTold Managers Group. Writing.Com will deduct a processing fee of 5%. Gift Points sent via this form are non-refundable.
*Note* Disclaimer: The information submitted will be sent to Max Griffin πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ . Do not submit anything private or confidential.


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