International Flash Fiction Competition “Museum of Words” (Spain)

As one of the objectives of the César Egido Serrano Foundation is to value the ability that dialogue and words has to unite peoples, the slogan of this contest edition will be “Words and freedom”.

Submission Guideline Highlights

  1. The III Edition of International Award for “Museum of Words” Micro fiction is summoned.
  2. They may participate as many writers of any country in the world wish to do so.
  3. The originals whose theme will be free (two per author, maximum) will be written in any of the following languages: Hebrew, English, Arabic, or Spanish.
  4. An absolute of $20,000 prize money for the best flash fiction is set to any language authorized in the contest.
  5. $ 1,000 will be awarded to three runners up for the best stories from the languages supported in the competition.
  6. The Flash Fictions may not exceed the 100 words.
  7. The work MUST be unpublished including electronically.

Deadline: November 23rd, 2012 GMT+1, on the International Day of Words

Entries must be submitted online HERE.  You can also find FULL submission guidelines there.

César Egido Serrano Foundation

Calle Maldonado, 65. stair B, 1º left – 28006 Madrid (Spain)

 Phone: 91 5635947

 Email: info[at]


Sourced by: Shakirah Bourne of getWrite!


Sandra Sealy is Principal Consultant & Writer for Seawoman Creative Media - Her background in public relations in marketing combined with her strong creative writing skills have ably prepared her as a freelance writer/ editor. Sandra covers a number of niches like copy for brochures and websites, advertorials, restaurant and book reviews, press releases, feature and cover stories, pictorial text and more. Sandra's work has been widely anthologised. Some of her writing credits include: CALABASH: A Caribbean Journal of Arts & Letters (USA) ; Arts Etc (Barbados); Her Circle; Caribbean Writing Today (ezine); POUI: The Cave Hill Literary Annual of the University of the West Indies (Barbados); Wedding Guide Barbados; SHE Caribbean Magazine (St. Lucia); Urban Entertainment (USA); In Paradise Magazine:Barbados (Writer/Editor) and the Nation Newspaper (Barbados). Her dèbut spoken-word CD single- "Beauty Of The Bald Head: The Jazzy Spoken-Word Single" (Butterfly Creative Productions/Kolaiah Studios 2003)-was launched on the luxurious Freewinds Cruise Ship in January 2003. The Aquarian was backed by the celebrated Freewinds Band and Dominican singing sensation Michele Henderson. Top Barbadian musicians who also were featured in her CD shared the stage: saxophonist extradordinaire (Chris Harper (founder of "Cool Jazz'); beloved Bajan diva Tamara Marshall and multi-awarding winning Dwain Gill (on trombone). The CD was favourably reviewed in Listen to Seawoman's acclaimed 2-track music set by clicking on the link below. You can read samples of Sandra's work at

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One comment on “International Flash Fiction Competition “Museum of Words” (Spain)
  1. Ramesh Babu says:

    Very happy to know about your organisation and its effort to promote flash story writing. I am an indian writer of flash story. I have published one flash story collection, named GENETIC CANONS. I will send one copy to add in your library.
    Ramesh Babu

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