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Owl Canyon Press Short Story Hackathon 5

Owl Canyon Press Short Story Hackathon cover

Last date
1 September 2023

Who may enter?
The competition is open to anyone.

Short description
The competition is organized by the Owl Canyon Press, an independent publisher based in Colorado.

Writing teams (2 authors per team) are invited to create and submit a pair of short stories consisting of 50 paragraphs.

Owl Canyon Press provides the 1st paragraph and two alternates 50th paragraphs with writing team co-authors taking turns writing a common/shared story from paragraphs 2 through 49 (thus the tag-team handle) and then spinning off two versions using the two alternatives 50th paragraphs.

The stories must be in English.

Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.

• 1st prize: $2,000
• 2nd prize: $1,000
• 3rd prize: $500

How to enroll?
For further information visit the official competition website.

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