Short Story Contest has ended.

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  • Challenge

    Theme: Any Genre

    Winners will be chosen based on a unique combination of votes from readers and editorial rating provided by our editors and publishing industry experts.

  • Timeline

    The Contest will begin on July 5th and ends on July 25th at 11:59 PM. You must submit your stories during this period for them to be added to the contest.

    Voting for the stories will end on 5th August at 11:59 PM.

    Contest winners will be announced on 6th August.

  • Rules

    Entry: Free

    Word Count: 1,000 to 2,500 words.

    Who Can Participate: The contest is open to everyone living in Singapore above the age of 13 holding a Facebook account.

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Top 20 Editor picks will be published as an Anthology


Sway the odds in your favour in the Notion Press Singapore Short Story Contest and improve your chances of success!. Follow this easy checklist to ensure your story climbs to the top of the pile!

1. Enter a great story.

2. Draw your reader in. The best short stories have compelling characters, distinct settings, gripping plotlines and impeccable spelling and grammar.

3. Your story page will help you sell your story. Email your story page weblink to people you know, promote your story on Facebook, Twitter and anywhere else you want.

4. Get people to vote! To enhance your chances of winning, you'll need to mobilize your fans, friends, family, neighbours, and co-workers. Make sure everyone knows that you're in the Notion Press Singapore Short Story Contest. The more attention you get, the more votes you'll get!


Drive up those contest points. Contest Points are the key to winning the social short story contest. Contest Points are applied on the basis of reader votes and editorial rating.


Editorial rating is provided by editors and publishing industry experts. This has more bearing on your overall contest points and your chances of winning.

These contest points are applied to every story in the last week of the contest.


For every successful share of a story on Facebook, the writer gains 10 points.

Make sure to share your work with your friends and family on Facebook to gain maximum reader vote points.