2015 Dates Announced!
2015 start: Noon, Saturday, July 25, here at www.sledgehammercontest.com
2015 end: 11:59 p.m., Sunday, July 26, stories submitted via email
Registration will open in June.
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 memberships from various 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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.