2nd Annual

SHORTSTORY
QUILLAWARDS

Submission Period

April 1 - October 15

KWA Short Story Quill Awards

Here's your opportunity to enter our short story contest and not only win a KWA Quill award but be able to boost your author platform with "an award-winning author" status!

Submission Guidelines:

Fictional short story (submit a single themed story, no chapters, any age group, any subject/genre except erotica)
Maximum 7500-word count, double-spaced, 12pt Times New Roman font, normal margins, pages numbered
Frontpage content- Your name, email, page total, word total, Title of your short story
Submissions accepted April 1st-October 15th

 

Judging Criteria: ( 10 pts. each)

Writing skill (errors and overall structure of the story)
Storytelling ability
Originality
Theme/Message
Heart points (how it touched the reader*)


*Touching the reader doesn’t necessarily mean the story needs to end on a happy note. There are many ways to do this. A story can touch the heart, the mind, and the soul of an individual.

Awards

KWA GOLD Quill Award - $100 and story posted on Facebook Members Only group and KWA website
KWA Silver- application fee paid for
KWA Bronze- certificate 

Winners announced at KWA Christmas Gathering

Judges:

The panel will consist of KWA leaders and selected Vision Leads. Judges will not be allowed to enter the contest. 

Submission Fee:

$20 for KWA Members for each submission

$40 for non-members for each submission

(Please note that there are no refunds)

Email your submission to kingdomwritersassociation@gmail.com

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2020 KWA Short Story Quill Award Winner:
THE FLIGHT by KIKI LEIGH

Award Ribbon

Quill
Award