Enter the current writing contest here. The theme is DESIRE and you have 750 words to tell us your tale.

Register for the website and we’ll add you to the email announcement list (and protect your privacy too), so you’ll get our very occasional updates about the contest, and about other goings-on here at thenovelette.com.

Winners from our previous contests:

Photo Prompt | Babies | Travel | Men | Animals | Conflict | Beauty | Holidays

Other information: by submitting your story to thenovelette.com writing contest, you agree to have your work displayed on our website indefinitely, to have your work included in online and/or print collections at the discretion of the owners of thenovelette.com, and that you release thenovelette.com from any and all liability relating to your submission. Writing contest entrants must submit original work that has been written by them personally and for which they are the sole copyright owners. After vetting for appropriateness, all entries will be published at thenovelette.com. Thenovelette.com does not request exclusive rights to publish entries.

We make two awards in each contest. The first is the Reader’s Award, given to the piece that receives the highest rating from our online readers. The second is the Editor’s Award, given by our editors. Winners in each category will receive a $25 e-gift certificate to BarnesandNoble.com or Amazon.com. E-gift cards are given out in U.S. dollars only and may be used only according to the vendors’ rules and regulations.

In addition, for our latest Photo Prompt contest, we have an extra-special prize. Click here for details.