Teapots Away Press

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2018 Romance Short Story Anthology Contest -


Our March anthology will be the inaugural anthology here for Teapots Away Press.


We are looking for new and newer authors ready to make a splash with your stories. Everyone has a good story in them and we want to hear it. Main stream or alternative, we give everyone a listening ear! And we want to know your interpretation of "Springing into Love!"

Dazzle us, surprise us, give us a story to make us smile!

All the facts

Contest Deadline - All submissions must be received by February 24, 2018 by 11:59PM to be considered for the anthology. No exceptions or extensions will be given.

MAXIMUM WORD COUNT - 20,000 words

MAXIMUM SUBMISSIONS - 2 per author (not pen name)

NO FAN FICTION - All characters must be created by you as well as the story they participate in.

All entries must pay the reading fee before the deadline to be considered. 

The fee is $10.00.

To be eligible, the story must not be published anywhere else or submitted to be published anywhere else within the last six months.

Submissions should be in PDF, DOC and ODT formats.

Save your file with this naming convention - 


Winners agree to work with editors if requested.

Paying of entry fee or acceptance of any submission does not guarantee publication of said entry in any way shape or form. All entry fees are non-refundable.

And what will you win?

All entries qualify for a free critique from an industry editor upon request.

Runners up will be given the opportunity to work with editors upon request.

Winners will receive a cash prize commensurate with their place (TBD).

All winners will be published in the anthology releasing at the end of March 2018 with a royalties option.

Runners up  may be published in the EZine for up to one year after the publication of the anthology.

Pay for your entry below. 

Save the receipt and submit it on the entry form.

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