AUDIOARCADIA.COM’s

SHORT STORY COMPETITION
BASED ON FANTASY, SCI-FI, ADVENTURE
AND TRAVEL THEMES
 
Ends 30 June 2024
 
Eight short stories will be chosen as winners. 
The short stories to be based on Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Adventure and Travel themes.
The winning stories will be published in paperback and eBook formats and offered for sale on Amazon and Lulu.
Winning authors will receive royalties on net sales.
Please read our Terms and Conditions below for full details of how to enter our short story competition.
Previous winning entries from our competitions are published under the following titles:  POSTCARDS FROM JOHN, HOW THE WORLD REALLY IS, HEADING SOUTHWARDS, LOCKDOWN NUMBER ONE, LOCKDOWN NUMBER TWO, AN ECLECTIC MIX (VOLUMES 1-12), ON ANOTHER PLANE, CYBER PATHWAYS, ZONAL HORIZONS and SPATIAL ZONES.

Terms and Conditions

The closing date for this competition is midnight (Pacific Time), 30 June 2024. Submissions received after that date will not be eligible for consideration.
This competition is not open to previous winners.
Entrants must be aged 18 plus.
The names of the EIGHT winners will be published on this website on Monday, 22 July 2024.
Neither AudioArcadia.com nor the judges will enter into any correspondence with entrants regarding the judges’ final decision on the winning entries or give advice as to the content of the work submitted. 
Please ensure that the story or stories you send us have not already been submitted to other competitions. We cannot accept any story or stories that have previously been published, are currently published or are going to be published as this will invalidate your entry.
Each entry to be accompanied by a separate payment (see PayPal details below). If you do not have a PayPal account, it is easy and secure to set one up.
Entry fee for one submission is charged at  GBP 6.50, Euros 7.50 or USD 8.45.
There will be no refunds once you have emailed your story to “The Editor” at rickprod@aol.com
Acknowledgement of submissions received will be sent by email only.
Please re-read these Terms and Conditions from time to time as they may change.
  • The short stories to be typed in grammatical English. We cannot accept any other language. 
  • You may submit as many short stories as you wish providing each entry is no longer than FIVE THOUSAND WORDS.
  • Your short story  must not be in breach of any past, present or future contract with a third party and you, as the entrant, must be the copyright holder of the work.
  • Please remember that plagiarism is illegal.
  • Short stories will not be returned. Entrants must keep a copy of each of their submissions.
  • Submissions must not be offensive, explicit, or of an erotic nature.
  • We do not accept children’s stories.
  • Please ensure you visit this website regularly as our Terms and Conditions may change from time to time.
  • Each entry to be emailed to rickprod@aol.com and attached to the email as a “WORD” document. Mark this email “For the attention of the Editor”. Please include your address and mobile/landline numbers. Your contact details will not be passed on to any third parties. Do not email info@audioarcadia.com as this email address is not longer valid.
  • Payment for each submission to be made using one of the PayPal links below to suit your currency:

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