Short Story Competition

Hood County News Monthly Submission

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Please include in April’s HCN calendar announcements.

            Take a chance to win in GWB’s 2nd Quarter Blockbuster Short Story Challenge!

            You do not have to be a member and there is a discount for subsequent entries!

            Details for submission can be found on our website  

            Wildcard every quarter…let your imagination wander!

            All genres, except fan fiction, erotica, or too graphically violent or too sexually       explicit...1500 words or less


            Quarterly Prizes:

            1st  Place - $100 - published in newsletter and on website

            2nd Place - $50  - published on website

            3rd Place - $25  - published on website

            Top 30 stories will be published in a 2022 Anthology  

            (All entries will require permission from the author before publishing)


            The top 4 stories will be entered into a Reader’s Choice Competition. The winner will    receive free membership in the GWB for 2 years, which includes free participation in our          summer workshop, an AMAZON gift card for $50, and will be the first story appearing in    the 2022 anthology. 

            Submission/reading fee:

            $20 for first entry each quarter

            $15 for subsequent entries within that same quarter


            Remaining Quarterly Entry Dates:

Saturday/April 30/ 2022                                

Sunday/July 31/2022

Monday/October 31/2022

Send your story entries to: [email protected]


Read and Critique Group

            Granbury Writers Bloc read and critique will meet on April 26th from 6:30-8:30      p.m. at The Neely House at Lambert Branch City Park, 304 E. Rucker St. Join   us! Writers of every skill level may read and receive critique for up to 1,500 words     of their original work. Guests and new members are welcome. Visit our website            at:


April 30, 2022 at 12:00pm - 12:25pm
Hood County Granbury Writer's Bloc group DON'T NEED TO BE A MEMBER TO ENTER
send entries to: mlcondike@icloudcom ( see description below)
Granbury, TX
United States
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BJ Sloan VP- Outreach DFWWW · · 8177064876

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