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Sledgehammer Update

Some of you have been asking about the 2016 dates for the big contest. We love you so much for asking.

After much deliberation, the 36-hour Sledgehammer contest is postponed indefinitely. It takes a massive amount of work to put each of these contests on, and if the contest is going to continue, we’ll need a team dedicated to sponsor relations, publicity, admissions management, and day-of coordination. If you’d like to help put a team together to help run the 2017 contest, let us know at sledgehammer@indigoediting.com.

In the meantime, monthly Mini Sledgehammers will continue every second Tuesday at Blackbird Wine!


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.Sledgehammer 1.15

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 sledgehammer@indigoediting.com.