Some are very brief (300 words) and one has a deadline of February 15th, so put forth your best and remember, brevity is a virtue.
Happy writing and have a great weekend.
Able Muse; Deadline: February 15, 2012. Entry fee: $15. Winning entry: $500. (Word limit: under 1,500).
Writer’s Type; Deadline: February 29, 2012. Entry fee: $10. Winning entry: $25 Amazon gift card with winner being eligible for $225 Amazon gift card. (Word limit: up to 1,000 but most entries are 300-500).
Fish Publishing; Deadline: March 20, 2012. Entry fee: $14. Winning entry: $1,000 plus publication in 2012 Fish Anthology. Nine runner ups will receive complimentary copies and publication. (Word limit: 300)
Writer Advice; Deadline: April 18, 2012. Entry fee: $12. First place: $200; Second place: $100 and Third Place: $50. Plus publication. Honorable mentions will be published.
Flash Stories; Deadline: April 30, 2012. Entry fee: $5. First Place: $500; Second place: $250; Third place: $100. (Word limit: 500).
Every Day Fiction; as the name implies you can submit daily (click on “Submit a Story”). Winners only receive three bucks, but if you happen to be deemed their “top-rate” writer in a given month, they’ll feature/interview you. (Word limit: As little as you want, but up to 1,000).
Know any great contests/challenges? Leave them in the comments section below!