San Antonio Writers Guild

27th Annual writing contest opens August 1, 2018
More categories than ever – at least one is perfect for you!

Book-length: First 5,000 words plus 500-word synopsis
Short story: maximum 5,000 words
Either length in one of these genres:
General fiction
Science fiction/fantasy

Drabble: exactly 100 words

Poetry, any form: maximum 200 words

All cash prizes include Guild membership and writers’ web page link

Entry fees reduced for early submissions
Student, military, member discounts

For more information and how to enter, see or our Facebook page

For nearly forty years, the San Antonio Writers Guild has trained, counseled, cheered, challenged, and inspired writers of all specialties and all levels of ability and experience by way of contests, critiques, and presentations by experts.