All stories will be read and rated to provide the top eight stories. All remaining submissions will be returned by eMail to the authors along with a short critique (minimum five sentences) of the work with notes for suggested improvements.
Final judging will be done and the winners announced at the When Words Collide Festival for Readers and Writers in Calgary, Alberta on August 11, 2013. Winners do not have to be in attendance to win, but are welcome, of course.
$125.00 - First Place
$100.00 - Second Place
$75.00 - Third Place
$25.00 - Honorable Mentions (5)