DigiWriting Launches Two Short Story Contests

DigiWriting and Blue Moon Publishers have launched their second joint Short Story Contest to authors worldwide with a chance to submit an original, unpublished mystery or short story between 1500-2500 words.



Mystery/Thriller Short Story Contest

Inspired by the tales of Dan Brown, Gillian Flynn, James Patterson, or Lee Child?  Do you have an idea for a Mystery/Thriller that you are dying to unveil? DigiWriting’s Mystery Short Story Contest is the perfect fit for you.  Among the top prizes listed below, twenty (20) selected submissions will be compiled into a shortlist that will be published in The Secret Story anthology. We’ve also partnered with One More Story Games, an emerging interactive gaming platform, providing a virtual space for both readers and writers to thrive.  Selected winners will receive a one-year membership to One More Story Games, providing authors the opportunity to be published to a worldwide audience!  Take us on a journey of intrigue and deception by submitting to our contest – we can’t wait to read your work!

Holiday-Theme Short Story Contest

Love the Holidays? Looking for a Short Story Contest that can let freedom reign?  DigiWriting’s Holiday-themed Short Story Contest takes your love for the holidays and opens it up to all genres.  Whether you write a Festive Fantasy, Hanukah Horror, Yuletide Young Adult, or Christmas Romance – we are excited to read your Holiday-themed submissions! Among the top prizes listed below, twenty (20) selected submissions will be compiled into a shortlist that will be published in the Festive Fiction anthology.


Based on a recent survey, we’re offering the following Prizes for this year’s contest! Along with publication in an anthology, the prizes listed below are very beneficial for your writing career! Prizes aren’t limited to the short story submission but may also be used for works previously completed or for writing that is currently underway.



Can’t Decide?

Can’t decide which contest you prefer? Enter both!

There are no restrictions between contests, or number of entries per contest. See details below:



November 3, 2014

How to Enter:

Click here to purchase a Mystery submission entry form.

Click here to purchase a Holiday submission entry form.

Complete payment through Paypal or cheque.

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