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According to our guidelines, we accept online submissions only.

You can choose to submit your short story as a Microsoft Word Document or Acrobat Reader PDF file.

Please mind the deadline and work your way through the guidelines.

One complete submission consists of a short story with a title page and the corresponding paid entry fee.

To match the entry fee with your short story, we insist that you submit your short story as an
e-mail attachment (NOT in the e-mail body).
In the e-mail body, you paste the PayPal transaction ID/number which is displayed after a successful payment. Thanks!

The four steps:

1. Write your short story and properly format it.

2. Pay the entry fee. There are three options. 

We are pleased to announce that the deadline has been extended up to December 11, in response
to numerous requests and due to the increased interest in the Atlantis Short Story Contest.

Deadline is for all options: November 30, 2016. Final extended deadline: December 11, 2016 - 23:59  ET (US) 
Winners announcement
: no later than April 15, 2017

Option                                                      Entry Fee 
OPTION 1: Participation without feedback   $10
OPTION 2: Participation with feedback, delivery via e-mail as soon as the winners have been announced (April 15, 2017)   $15
OPTION 3: Participation with detailed feedback, guaranteed delivery via e-mail in December 2016    $25


Please note:
If you choose option 3, it will be guaranteed that you will receive in-depth feedback, no matter how your story ranks at the end of the contest.

Please note:
If you want the judge to focus on a specific aspect of your story, write it down in the body of your submission e-mail.

We accept PayPal usually, because it is an easy and safe way to pay online. PayPal accepts
all major credit and debit cards. You don't have to create an account, it works without registration.      



  Click here to start the short story submission process


Kindly note that you will be prompted through the process on the PayPal page.

The submission process takes less than 5 minutes.


3. Submit your short story as an e-mail attachment to >>  <<

or >>   <<!

4. Within 1 - 3 days, we send an e-mail to you with a brief confirmation of its receipt.

Do also check your spam folder, especially if you choose option 3!

If there are still questions, please contact us here