We are looking for non-traditional treasures, a search that finds something unanticipated, of value. For example, in “Skylark of Space,” the civilization values salt above gold, and the people are not above melting down humans to recover the salt in their bodies.
The Contest Theme
Drabble Contests are edited by Terrie Leigh Relf
The contest ends September 30, 2019.
Its format is perfect-bound trade paperback, 5.5 x 8.5, color cover and b&w interior.
How to Submit
Submit your work to [email protected]
In the subject line of the e-mail, put Drabble Submission plus your last name and the title of the work submitted.
“Drabble Submission: Asimov Nightfall – Contest #15”
Please make sure to put the Drabble Contest number in the subject line to make it easier to sort submissions.
Submit your drabble in the email body, please, and NOT as an attachment.
Next, make sure your contact information is in the email along with the approximate word count.
CONTACT INFORMATION EXAMPLE
If your submission does not include your contact information, Alban Lake Publishing reserves the right to delete your submission unread and without notifying you.
Pay for drabbles is 1 cent a word, which means one dollar per drabble.
The first and second place winners will each receive one of our publications. Winners will be announced in the View from the Lake once the contest is ended and the submissions are all read.
We will publish the 20-25 best submissions. Each contributor will receive payment and a contributor’s copy, with the option to buy additional copies at a discount.