Writing Contest

Entries are being accepted in the 2021 Fiction in a Nutshell competition, which calls for stories of 100 words or fewer (title not included). You’re invited to write an original fictional tale on any topic you wish.

Your story must be a completely original work of fiction and no more than 100 words (we mean it). Enter one of two categories: under 18 years old and 18 and over. Only one entry per person.

Winners will receive a $100 prize (Under-18 winner) and will see their stories published.

Email your tale to camarillo@theacorn.com and include name, age, city of residence and a phone number. The deadline for submissions is Fri, Oct. 29. Winners will be published Fri., Nov. 12.

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