Contests

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Open Contests

Alsina’s Simple Romance Story Contest

Do you have an idea for a romance story?  For this contest, we’re looking for super simple romance stories. You’ll be judged on:

  • Relevance to the romance genre
  • Simplicity of grammar (simple verb conjugations, short sentences, active voice)
  • Simplicity of vocabulary (make heavy use of the top 500 most common words in English)

Deadline: December 31st, 2017

Length: 400 – 1,300 words

Prize: £50 to the winner, plus publication through Alsina’s language learning app

Fee: No fee to enter

Notification: We’ll let you know by January 21st, 2018.

When you’re ready, submit your entry here:

If you have a story that does not fit the criteria, then you are welcome to submit your stories on our submissions page. No fee to submit.

 

Past 2017 Contests

  • Alsina 4S (Super Simple Short Story) Challenge: This contest closed April 30, 2017. Congratulations to Richard Bayley, the winner!
  • Alsina Crime Fiction Contest: This contest closed March 15, 2017. Congratulations Rie Sheridan Rose, the winner!