Call for Submissions:

Submit an original, unpublished short story between 1500-2500 words, with a Holiday theme. Submissions may be in any genre, but must pertain to the Holiday theme. Holiday theme includes such festivities as: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule, Eid al-Adha, Bodhi Day, etc.



Sharing Your Dream:

DigiWriting has partnered with Blue Moon Publishers to support indie authors in a Holiday Short Story competition titled Festive Fiction. Enter the writing contest to grab your chance at valuable prizes that will benefit your writing career. Of the entires, twenty (20) selected submissions that make it to the short list will receive publication in the Festive Fiction anthology.

Prizes worth $1,500:

In addition to the publication opportunity, winners will receive a publicity consultation and the grand prize winner will be awarded a customized publishing package, valued at $1,500. Prizes are not limited to the short story submitted to this contest.  Prizes may be used for works previously completed by the winning writer, or for works that are currently in progress.  These prizes can be invaluable in further launching your writing career!


Writers of all citizenships may enter the contest.  Stories must be unpublished and original works, written in English.  Writers may send multiple submissions to this contest. Writers under the age of 18 must provide parental or guardian consent.

Important Dates:

  • Contest Opens: September 15, 2014
  • Submission Deadline: November 3, 2014

Submission Cost:

A fee of $20.00 CAD (taxes included) is required with your submission. This non-refundable fee covers the administrative costs of the competition.

More Details:

Go to the following links for further details on the contest:

Official Rules and Regulations

Enter the Contest:

Click here to enter the contest!