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Romance - January 2018

One Stop Fiction Ltd. holds annual short story writing competitions with 6 popular genres chosen each year. The stories presented are inspired by a single image unveiled to the candidates, one month before the opening dates for each genre submission.

Winners

Congratulations from the One Stop Fiction Team to Karma Lei Angelo for winning 1st prize in our Romance Short Story Competition, with her short story entitled, Leave the Door Unlocked.

Congratulations too, to Angela Petch for winning 2nd Prize, and Michael Pickford, for winning 3rd prize.

Thank you to everyone who entered. We enjoyed reading your stories.


Entry Fees:

Free to all members of One Stop Fiction. Only one story, per author, will be accepted.

Short Story Competition Prizes:

First prize:

  • $100 Amazon Gift Voucher
  • 1 x Free Gold Book Promotion, worth $75
  • OSF Author Interview
  • 1 x OSF Book Review of other Works
  • OSF Short Story Book Award and links to your OSF Author profile page
  • Social Media Announcements of Winner
  • Announcement of winner, with a link to your OSF sales page, to all our email subscribers

Second Prize:

  • $75 Amazon Gift Voucher
  • 1 x Free Silver Book Promotion, worth $50
  • Social Media Announcements of Winner
  • Announcement of winner, with a link to your OSF sales page, to all our email subscribers.

Third Prize:

  • $50 Amazon gift voucher
  • 1 x Free Bronze Book Promotion, worth $25
  • Social media Announcements of Winner
  • Announcement of winner, with a link to your OSF sales page, to all our email subscribers.

Participation Rules and Guidelines

  • You have to be a member of One Stop Fiction. Account creation is free. Stories from non-members will not be accepted.
  • Write a short story of 2000-5000 words in the genre for the current month’s competition. No manuscript over this word count will be considered.
  • In all stories all sex scenes should be conducted between consenting adults over the age of 18. No scenes of paedophilia, necrophilia, bestiality, rape for gratuitous purposes etc. will be accepted for submission.
  • All stories must be written in English.
  • All stories must be written by the submitter and no plagiarism will be tolerated. Each story will be checked for plagiarism before being read.
  • Winners will be announced on the website on the last day of the month, one month after the competition’s closing date. You will also be notified by email.
  • No late entries will be accepted.
  • If you agree to abide by the above, please submit your short story in PDF format only to info@onestopfiction.com with the heading: Short Story Competition + the Genre. No other formats will be considered.

Short Story Competition January 2018 - Romance

Please write a romance short story of 2000-5000 words based on this image.

man face, lighthouse

Opening Submission Date: 1st January, 2018

Competition Deadline: 28th Februrary, 2018

Category for January: Romance