This is an opportunity for writers to submit stories that speaks on science fiction and related aspects of writing in Pakistan. The Sci-Fic Story Competition comprises science fiction, magic realism and weird fiction.
Deadline: 31st July, 2020.
Have you submitted for Dialogue Only Short Story Competition? Submission window closes in few days time. They will pay contributors £200.
- Story must be written by you.
- Previously published stories are not to be submitted.
- Words shouldn't exceed 10,000.
- PDF or word document only.
- Should be submitted on or before July 31st.
- Entries must be in English.
- Participants must either be of Pakistani birth or residing in Pakistan.
- Only a story at a time.
- Winner gets a cash prize of Rs 50,000.
- Story gets published on Salam official website.
- Submitted works will be reviewed by a professional literary agent for market excellence.
- Submitted works will be reviewed by an established editor.
- Do not include name, address or any identifiers within the body of the story. (Place those in the submission email with the story attached as PDF or word document).
- Do not quote another author or poet whose work is not in the public domain.
- Religious oriented stories that touches good versus evil should be avoided; works that promote hate speech or target racial groups/communities will not be accepted.
- Email your submissions to the firstname.lastname@example.org or submit through online form.
- Ensure to send another email if submissions are not acknowledged within 3 days.
Winner of the Sci-Fic Story Competition will be announced on or before 30th September, 2020.
For more information, inquiries and more details about submission visit the Salam Award's official website.