Deadline: June 30, 2023

Entry Fee: Free

About the Competition

Where might you be ten years from now, where might humanity be? The Many Planets Fiction Contest is for speculative short stories and narratives of up to 500 words that focus on new discoveries and directions for our civilisation. Characters may be human, animal, technological, or even alien but all scenarios must be based at least a decade from today, looking backwards, forwards, or into other dimensions. The winner will receive a monetary prize, publication, promotion, and a detailed review. Commended entries will also receive feedback. All genres welcome.

Competition Guidelines

  • You’ll need to be 18+ by the submission date or enter with written permission of a legal guardian.
  • We allow one submission per writer, per month. Writers may win once only, after which they must agree to cease participating actively.
  • Submissions should come in a file attached to an email. Please type your PayPal ID along with any basic contact details or biographical information you’d like to share in the body of the email. This is for processing only and will remain private.
  • Immediately before or after sending the submission email, please click on the PayPal link below (the yellow button) and select the amount you wish to contribute with, as an entry fee.
  • Submit your entry here
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Kay Clements

Great to see some fresh ideas!