Young writers of the world!
Time to show your creative writing talent!

2018 Lune Spark Young Writers' Short Story Contest

We’re looking for talented young writers like you for the 2018 Lune Spark Young Writers' Short Story Contest!
Think you can write a wonderful story in 1,500 words or less?

(Click here to see the winners of the 2017 contest.)
  • $3,000 worth of prizes ($1,500 in cash and in-person creative writing classes valued at $1,500 in addition).
  • Up to 25 stories will be published on and Kindle through Lune Spark Books' independent publishing.
  • Winners in both categories will have option to get 3-months of free enrollment in the Lune Spark Creative Writing class held on every Saturday (in Cary, North Carolina). The winners would be able to opt-out if they aren't able to attend in-person in Cary, North Carolina.
  • Click here for eligibility criteria and rules for the contest.
  • Click here to visit the profiles of the judges.