2015 Contest Dates
Start: Noon, Saturday, July 25 Pacific time, here at www.sledgehammercontest.com
End: 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 26 Pacific time, stories submitted via email
We’re thrilled to announce that Kate Gray, author of Carry the Sky (Forest Avenue Press, 2014) and winner of the 2013 Sledgehammer individual category, will select the 2015 Judge’s Choice winner.
Winners will receive CASH prizes in addition to online classes and memberships from our sponsoring writing organizations:
Thank you to our sponsors!
What’s Sledgehammer, You Ask?
It’s a quirky writing contest that incorporates:
- a scavenger hunt
- four writing prompts
- a 36-hour deadline
- the option to write as a team or solo
- a celebrity judge
- more than $1,000 in CASH prizes
Writers of all ages can participate individually or as teams and from anywhere in the world.
Visit the Contest Details page for more information.
36 Minutes of Writing Fun
While you’re waiting for the 2015 Sledgehammer 36-Hour Writing Contest, join our monthly Mini Sledgehammer 36-Minute Writing Contests!
Second Tuesdays, except July 2015
Blackbird Wine & Atomic Cheese
4323 NE Fremont St., Portland, OR
6:30 p.m., FREE
If you’d like to start a Mini Sledgehammer Writing Contest in your city, email email@example.com.