SFJ18 writing contest seeks: narrative storytelling

Certificate

Enter our annual Excellence-in-Writing contest’s Narrative Storytelling category! The stories must have published in 2017. Deadline is March 2.

First-place winners receive $300.

To see all our categories, click here.

To go directly to our contest website, click here.

006 NARRATIVE STORYTELLING
A single story told in a narrative style, using techniques such as character
development, use of dialogue, sense of place, scene building, narrative arc and
adherence to theme. Each entry consists of one story.

Dallas Morning News’ writing contest celebrates narrative nonfiction by newspapers

The Dallas Morning-News is sponsoring a new contest honoring narrative nonfiction writing in a daily U.S. newspaper or a U.S. newspaper website. It’s called the Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest. The contest is conducted by the Mayborn Conference.

The prizes are impressive:

  • First place winner will receive $5,000 and free registration to attend the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference July 19-21, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas
  • Second place winner will receive $2,000
  • Third place winner will receive $1,000

Submissions must have been published between Jan. 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012. Deadline to enter is June 1.