Short Stories  August 12, 2017 - August 19, 2017

Reading and Deliberating


Submit your best short story!

I will select five finalists to judge more in-depth at the first deadline. The rest will not be scored.

Each finalist will be judged out of 100 points. The points are broken into the following rubric:

Theme or meaning: 50pts
Setting or background: 25pts
Progression of story: 15pts
Grammar or word choice: 10pts


Winner Winner
Runner up Runner up
Honorable mention Honorable mention
Finalist Finalist
Finalist Finalist
Finalist Finalist


Elliot B.
Elliot B.
Lasalle, IL


31 Contestants
32 Submissions
Created Aug 12, 2017

Submit Submit Writing


  • Any Member can Submit
  • Only Stories can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 1 Piece of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 8/12/2017 - 8/19/2017
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Elliot B. is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact Elliot B. if you have any further questions.

Recent Submissions

The Promise The Promise

A Story by Barrettg26

Auggie... Auggie...

A Story by Tegon Maus