Fall Contest

InScribe’s annual Fall Contest is exclusively for members to submit new, unpublished work only. Our Fall Contest is a safe place to try a new genre and get professional feedback or to enter a few of your favourite genres. 
All writers are encouraged to enter, regardless of experience.

Interested, but not a member? See the Membership page.

2020 Fall Contest categories 


PRIZES:
First: $100 plus publication in FellowScript and/or on the ICWF Blog* 
Second: $50 plus publication in FellowScript and/or on the ICWF Blog * 
Third: $30 plus publication in FellowScript and/or on the ICWF Blog*
(NOTE: Second and Third prizes will be awarded depending on merit and number of entries to the category.)

*Acceptance of a prize grants First North American Serial Rights to InScribe to publish the award-winning manuscript in FellowScript or in an online Fall Supplement, or on the ICWF Blog.

  • Certificates are included
  • Winners are announced at Fall Conference, and in FellowScript, on Facebook and on our listserv.
  • Judges are anonymous and will not enter into discussions regarding decisions or awards.
  • The contest coordinator does not judge the entries.

ENTRANCE FEE:
– $30 per entry.
– Includes a critique by a professional writer.
– Please pay here.
FREE entry for ages 18 and under. 

CRITIQUES
Professional writers/judges provide commentary according to the judging rubrics.

DEADLINE:
All entries must be sent to the Contest Coordinator at contests@inscribe.org no later than September 1st at midnight your local time.
Late entries will be discarded.

CATEGORIES:
All unpublished, new work. 
Pieces may be written for the mainstream or the Christian market. Sometimes our writing and our characters depict the dark side of life, however, our writing is redemptive; the Truth of Scripture wins.