Flash Literature, Poetry, Art and Photography!


SHINE!'s  First Annual  “Let’s See Your Shorts!”  contest for flash fiction of 1000 words or fewer (excluding the title) is coming in November!





The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) forbids the collection of data from children under the age of 13 . SHINE! accepts submissions and email only from those who are over the age of 13.


NO Poetry, NO non-fiction, NO Pornography.


ONE  Submission per author.


You’re free to write on any subject. (Except as indicated above!)


Please single space between lines and double space between paragraphs.


Make sure your name and word count appear on your submission. I will send to judges without any of this information.


On 11-1-07  a link will be provided on this page for entries only. Do not use the regular submission page for the contest. 


There are four judges and I am NOT one of them!


There is no entry fee.        




All winning work will be published in SHINE! The Journal and will receive a nifty little certificate in addition to $$$ as follows!


                        First Place             $100.00

                        Second Place           $50.00

                        Third Place              $25.00


*Winners will be paid through Paypal. If you can’t access PayPal let me know and I will try to work with you.


Our timeline is a month:  Contest begins on 11-01-07 and ends on 11-30 -2007. Judging occurs in December and results will appear in January.



Best and keep shining,



About Our Judges

Details  about our four fabulous judges coming soon...