20-23 OCTOBER 2017

$2400 in awards

Do you write short/flash fiction?
Enter the 3-DAY FICTION WAR™ and compete with writers from around the world for a share of up to $2400 in awards and publishing within 
Fiction War Magazine Issue 5.

FIFTEEN FINALISTS including

ONE CHAMPION entry will be selected from all submissions.

AWARDS

$1000 CHAMPION

$100 FOURTEEN FINALISTS

TOP 15 ENTRIES PUBLISHED IN

FICTION WAR MAGAZINE ISSUE 5

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FICTION WAR FALL 2017Q4 PROMPT

 

"Next in Line"

CHAMPION ANNOUNCED!

Congratulations to our Fiction War Fall Champion Carrie Houghton, our Finalists, and to every Fiction Warrior. We have some returning finalists and a ton of brand new authors to celebrate!

Finalists will receive their cash honoraria within 30 days of printing — awards are contingent upon first publishing within Fiction War Magazine — please do not publish submissions elsewhere before then. Open Call submissions may substitute for withdrawn/ineligible selections.
 

Congratulations to the following authors:

Carrie Houghton (WAVES NAMED JIM)

Rebecca Corke (THE KING OF AUSTRALIA)

Claire Hawkins (PERCY JONES)

Laurie Hicks (PREINCARNATION)

Laureen Katana (CHECKING OUT)

Kimby Maxson (THE BODY)

Storme Maynard (DREAMS BEYOND THE SKY)

Vickey Mouze (IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME)

Greg Roensch (ALWAYS ON THE RUN)

Karla Rogers (A DAY OR TWO AGO)

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Finalists

In the Good Old Summer Time

The King of Australia

Preincarnation

Waves Named Jim

A Day or Two Ago

Percy Jones

Always on the Run

Checking Out

Dreams Beyond the Sky

The Body

 

.900–.949

Hospital Chairs

Maximum Occupancy

The King

The Matchmaker

Growing Pains

The Audition

Pound for the Unwanted

Sleepy

Alexandria’s Lament

John

A Questionable Gift

The Wait

 

.850–.899

Checkmate

Track of the Jackal

Doomed

Sugar Cubes

The Fate of the Godspeed

The Waiting Room

 

.800–.849

First Contact

Face into the Screams

Joie de Vie

Destined

Bright Future

Plucked Strings

Chasing Cash

Closing Time

Red Light Center Game Over

My Song Request

A Load of Cock and Bullroarer

Her Belly

Mother’s Curse

Life for a Life

Popular

A Conjure Chant to Dispel…

 

.750–.799

Above the Furnaces

The List

The Angel’s Death Knell

The Silence in Between

Sergei and Borislav

The Beast

A Woman’s Weapon

Cup of Coffee

Hamlet the Rat, a Vengeance…

Soul Choice

Guardians and Monsters

Waiting for Lots

Truth is Cyclical

Hell is Murky

.749 and below are not listed.
Works within each score range

are in the order of submission.

Fiction War Magazine is a quarterly independent literary journal published by Wolvesburrow Productions, Chicago.