19-22 JANUARY 2018

$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 6.

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 6

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FICTION WAR WINTER 2018Q1 PROMPT

 

"One Perfect Moment"

CHAMPION ANNOUNCED

Congratulations to our Fiction War Winter Champion Joshua Robinson, 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honoraria within 30 days of printing — awards are contingent upon first publishing within Fiction War Magazine — please do not publish submissions elsewhere before then. Open Call submissions may substitute for withdrawn/ineligible selections.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:

Joshua Robinson (PERFECT RECORD)

Scott Dukette (A MOMENT WITH ARTIE)

Beth Greenfeld (ALL THINGS MUST PASS)

Brooke Hespeler (STRAIGHT ON 'TIL MORNING)

Alexis Hunter (SALVATION)

Jolan Marchese (GOING TO THE FAIR)

Laura McGinnis (THE DAY YOU ARE BORN)* Untitled works may use first sentence.

Sara Roberts (A WALK IN THE WOODS)

Greg Roensch (NOW OR NEVER)

Karla Rogers (A REALLY BIG SHOW)

Amy Saker (A PERFECT OPPORTUNITY)

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Finalists

A Moment with Artie

Salvation

A Perfect Opportunity

The Day You are Born*

A Really Big Show

Perfect Record

Going to the Fair

A Walk in the Woods

Now or Never

Straight On ‘Til Morning

All Things Must Pass

 

.900–.949

Catalyst

Boxing Day

Moments

Lollipop Lollipop

Hey Hon

A Second Chance

In That Moment

Gold Digger

The Golden Rule

Sunset on the North 500

The Crash

At Peace

The Museum of 06-27-2015…

November's Freedom

 

.875–.899

Bird Hide

Surface Tension

The Snapshot

 

.850–.874

The Distillation Process

Time fLies

The Children of Gods

Another First Try

The Next Fifty Years

The Best Laid Traps

Flashpoint

Love Chronicles

It’s a Gas

Bad Timing

A Light Where None but…

Mr. Garcia

If You Hold It Just Right

Sacramento Creek is Screaming

Missing the Moments

On a Warm Sunday*

Questions Answered

A Proposal to Remember

Alive

Casting Hope

June, It’s You

Fractured Spirits

The Boy Soldier

Art Agony

Twenty-Seven

Someday Everything is Going…

Bear With Me

 

.800–.849

It’s Too Late

One Perfect Proposal

How Did We Get Here?

Awakening Bubble

When Her Red Sky Wed His…

Zephyr’s Descent

Jayne, Joseph, and the Summer…

The Sniper

Perfectly Thrilling

The Sacrifice

Slave Heart

A Stitch in Time

 

.750–.799

Becoming a Woman

Simple Will

FPC Sits on the Stage*

The Book

The Moment Before

Chance Engagement

All is Fair in Love

Red Silence

.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.