SugarCoat: Call for Humorous Short Stories & Creative Non Fiction- Extended
Call to Writers
Now’s your chance to spread the laughter! Submit a hilarious short-story, whacky and imaginative, or creative nonfiction. The power of laughter knows no bounds, and your story may just be the one we are looking for. “Laughter is the best medicine,” Take this crazy call for writing as the sign you needed to get you out of your seat and get those comedic juices flowing. Well maybe get into your seat and write without juice, just coffee like normal. But anyways, give us your best, most hilarious story, Whether it's thigh-slapping, gut-churning, or just a bit ticklish, we bet you can kick some of this seriousness to the curb. This is your opportunity to submit a story that’s sure to have someone crying of laughter and begging for more. Hurry and enter. Winners will be promoted online on social media, and on our website.
What will you win?Finalists will be published in our new ezine, website and top winners will be published in our 2022 anthology collection with Flying Ketchup Press.
Notes: Spoken Word Video entries will be posted on our Youtube channel and in our digital magazine/ebook versions.
Guidelines for each Entry: All work must be original and submitted by the author. If you are previously published, and you have retained rights, include the publication note and date of former serial publication.
How do we decide which poems we select for this publication? It's gotta be funny, no hateful or discriminatory language, please. No name or other identifying info must be included in your submission manuscript text so that your work may be read by our judges anonymously.
How many pieces can you submit? You may submit up to three short pieces of 500 to 4000 words. All documents uploaded must be named: Author Last Name_Author First Name_Short
How many times can I submit? As many as you like.
How long is your process? You should hear back from us within 3 to 6 months after the contest closes. Our anthology from the winning poets will be published in 2022. We have published over 200 authors from all over the world. This is our third year as a small Traditional Press.
We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.