Fire up your flash fictionator again. With the cold, dark winter upon us, we want to know what happens when things get really bleak.

We want you to write a short story of 1,000 words or less on the theme “Disrupted.” This contest is open to all English-speaking writers anywhere in the world. There is no cost to enter.

Have some fun with this one. You can paint a bleak post-apocalyptic picture, or tell the story of an afternoon internet outage that totally ruined your binge plans.

All submissions must be received by the end of the day on March 1, 2022.

And of course there are fabulous prizes! The winner will receive a $100 Amazon gift card.

How do I enter? Register for a Kingdom Writers Guild account. Registration is free and easy. Once registered, log in to submit your work for this contest. All submissions must be received no later than 11:59pm ET on March 1, 2022.

The Kingdom Writers Guild (KWG) is a community of Christian writers. There’s no cost to register and you’ll also have access to classes and a variety of resources.

KWG is a resource provided by the School of Kingdom Writers. Check out our classes, too. We are now accepting applications for our full-time program for our class beginning in September of 2022.

Questions and Fast Info:

Theme: “Disrupted” You can interpret this theme as creatively as you wish. All genres, writing styles, and settings are welcome.

When is the deadline? 11:59pm ET on March 1, 2022.

What is the word limit? All submissions must be less than 1,000 words.

Who can participate? Anyone. There is no cost to enter. The contest is open to writers of all ages and experience levels. You may live anywhere in the world, but you must have a mailing address in the United States to receive physical prizes.

Do I keep the rights to my work? Yes! We will only publish the contest winner to our website. All others retain complete control and copyrights of their work. Before publishing the winner, we will ask for permission from the author. You can still win even if you’d prefer we not publish your story.

Who will judge? The SOKW team will select a winner by April 1, 2022.

What do you win? The winner will receive bragging rights, recognition for their accomplishment, and a $100 Amazon gift card.

The runner-up will receive recognition and one item of their choice from the SOKW store–>Check out all of the cool fall stuff. (Must reside in the United States)

I need help! We’d love to assist you. Shoot us an email at mailto: contest@sokw.org. Don’t wait until the day of the deadline to ask for help. This contest is administered by volunteers, and we don’t offer 24/7 support.