20-23 JULY 2018

$2400 in awards

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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 8.

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 8

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FICTION WAR SUMMER 2018Q3 PROMPT

 

"Inside the Box"​

 

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

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within 30 days of printing — awards are contingent upon first publishing within Fiction War Magazine — please do not publish submissions elsewhere before then. Open Call submissions may substitute for withdrawn/ineligible selections.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

Anne Kittregde (BLUEBERRIES)

Tyrone Boyd (FABIAN 008)

Kelli Burd (A FAREWELL TO CHILDISH THINGS)

Anette Ferrieri I LOVE BOXES)

Stacy DuFord (EVERY HOME SHOULD HAVE ONE)

Kelle Grace Gaddis (RADICAL)

Sheryl Goodspeed (WHAT REMAINS)

Luke Larkin (SMOKE OVER POMPEII)

Kimby Maxson (POPPET)

Siobhan Mountain (FORGET ME NOT)

Mia Petitti (LIFE AMONG THE DARKNESS)

Brutus Richmond (LIFE AFTER THE WAR)

David Ridd (LIMITS)

Andrea Westphal (INTERIOR DESIGN)

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Finalists

Forget-Me-Not

Smoke Over Pompeii

Radical

Fabian 008

What Remains

Every Home Should Have One

Blueberries

Limits

Interior Design

A Farewell to Childish Things

Poppet

Life among the Darkness

Life after the War

I Love Boxes

 

.875–.899

The Devil’s in the Processor

Frayed Endings

 

.850–.874

The Edge and Beyond

Open Me

Redemptions

 

.800–.849

Schroedinger, the Cat

Just Another Night in Gotham

The General's Ghost

Exit Strategy

Congratulation

Ticket Booth

Princess of Ruin

Delivery

Trapped Soul

The Keepsaker

FShipping News

Rationed

Song by the Fields

Ignis Fly

The World’s Columbian Exposition

The Underhanded Undertaker

The New King

The Letter

Spiral

The Adventure In The Attic

Empty Pills

A Deadly Inheritance

Transcript

She Who Gives

Broken Cardboard

Sentient

The Blessing

Hoop Full of Keys

 

.750–.799

Love’s Eternal Flame

The Inheritance

Pandora versus Pandemonium

Treasured Memories

Barrow Lake

Schrödinger’s Cat

For Now I Am Gone

Surprise

Safe

Dreams

.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.