Happy April Fools Day
No Foolish trickery over at Bluesdoodles Towers as we announce – A Flash Fiction Competition.
The prompt for your imagination is Fool
Let FOOL take you to unexplored places via court jester or the Tarot Card. Swim in the words of songs – ‘these foolish things’ all in love. We wish you happy, productive writing as The Fool conjures up the magic of words.
Submissions open Thursday 1st April Submissions close Midnight (BST) Sunday 18th April
Maximum of 400 words
Submission email email@example.com
Email: Subject Line: Title/Full Name
Attach your story – 12pt sans serif font double spaced
In the body of the email – Include a bio written in third-person approx. 75 words plus your twitter handle and links to personal blogs/ links to published writing. If you have a Twitter account please include your handle so we can bounce your success around the twittershpere when your piece is live on the site!
Free Entry – Please only submit one piece. Simultaneous submissions are welcome. Please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately if your piece is accepted elsewhere by replying to your original submission email.
We do not publish previously published works.
By allowing us to publish accepted work, contributors grant Bluesdoodles Electronic Rights and Archival Rights to advertise and archive published pieces on this website – www.bluesdoodles.com as well as promotion through our Twitter account @bluesdoodles and other social media including Facebook and Tumblr. By submitting to Bluesdoodles, contributors are verifying that submitted work is completely original (not plagiarized) and not in violation of any copyrights. Copyright infringement is not tolerated by Bluesdoodles. Upon submission to Bluesdoodles, contributors agree to indemnify and hold harmless Bluesdoodles
Do Not Keep your words a secret the judges are looking forward to reading your words.
After you have sent your work what next?
The stories will be anonymised and sent to be judged. The Longlist announced 1st May and the final stories that reach the final stage and will be published on Bluesdoodles on 10th May – The stories will then be published as a flipbook – link to Bluesdoodles first flipbook theme – Women – https://bit.ly/2PRCLf6
If your work is not published we will send you short and hopefully welcomed feedback – our door will be open when the submission door creaks open again.
Asking a question is never a fools errand If you have any questions please give Liz a shout email@example.com or DM her on Twitter @Bluesdoodles