paper djinn - flash fiction contest # 02
The Second Paper Djinn Story-Writing Contest is Now Officially Open!
Please read all instructions and guidelines thoroughly and carefully to increase your chances of winning the competition, and the prizes on offer.
WHAT TO SUBMIT
Theme: Imagine a world where androids are a sentient, self-governing race and co-exist with human beings. The two civilizations live and work together, make friends and enemies of each other, and engage in trade and war as any two nations on Earth.
Word Count: Between 800 and 1,200 Words
Multiple Submissions: No
Simultaneous Submissions: No
HOW TO SUBMIT
Send your submissions, in Shunn format, as .doc/.docx attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The document you attach should be titled: [Story Name] by [Author Name]
Your e-mail’s subject line should read: FF CONTEST # 02 SUBMISSION – [Story Name] – [Author Name]
Please include a short author bio, and one  link to your website/author page.
WHEN TO SUBMIT
Submissions will remain open from 1st October to 30th November, 2020
PRIZES ON OFFER
First-Place: $10 [Paid through PayPal] + Interview in Paper Djinn Magazine + Full Page Ad for a Book of the Author’s Choice in Three  Issues
Second-Place: One Digital Copy of ‘Civilization: Dawn’ – A Paper Djinn Press Anthology + Full Page Ad for a Book of the Author’s Choice in Two  Issues
Third-Place: Full Page Ad for a Book of the Author’s Choice in One  Issue
paper djinn - flash fiction contest # 01 [completed]
The First Paper Djinn Story-Writing Contest is Now Officially Complete!
The entries received were all brilliant, expertly crafted pieces of flash fiction, making them near-impossible to rank so the top  stories could be chosen. The task, however, has now been accomplished, and it is with great pleasure that we now announce the winners and a short list of select stories.
First-Place: ‘The Lonely and the Lost‘ by K.B. ELIJAH
$10 [Paid through PayPal] + Interview in Paper Djinn Magazine + Full Page Ad for a Book of the Author’s Choice in Three  Issues
Second-Place: ‘We Weren’t Always Strangers‘ by KELLY MATSUURA
One Digital Copy of ‘On the Wings of Ideas’ by Gabriella Balcom + Full Page Ad for a Book of the Author’s Choice in Two  Issues
Third-Place: ‘The Last Si’lat‘ by ALANNA ROBERTSON-WEBB
Full Page Ad for a Book of the Author’s Choice in One  Issue
[Ranked Alphabetically by Authors’ Last Name]
‘Ecology‘ by Jim Bates
‘Footloose‘ by Maggie D. Brace
‘Touching Hands‘ by Sam Crain
‘Jeannie Genie‘ by Dawn DeBraal
‘Istanbul Ho!‘ by DJ Elton
‘The Girl That Barked‘ by Peggy Gerber
‘At the Altar‘ by C. Marry Hultman
‘Dead Man Walking‘ by Charlotte Langtree
‘Coffee Break‘ by Scott Macmann
‘Return of the Moonshards‘ by Festus Nwachukwu
‘Woe is Me Joe‘ by Copper Rose
‘Wishlocked, and Key‘ by Jo Seysener
Thank you, everyone who contributed to Paper Djinn’s first ever contest and helped make it a success. We hope to make it a regular event, hopefully offering bigger and better prizes with each new edition. The second contest is on its way soon, and we look forward to the same quality and enthusiasm in contributions as the first.