Contest - 2022-Flash-01 - Belong
Over 85 Story Submissions
33 Stories selected for the Shortlist and eBooks Collection
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Thanks to everyone for your entries, comments, and your support of each other.
NOTE: Some very good stories had to be disqualified for the following reasons:
- Too many words – 350 is the absolute max
- No reference to the prompt
- No personalized avatar
We hope all of you will carefully follow the rules next time, so that your great writing can get published and possibly win a prize!
Congratulations to the writers whose stories made the shortlist!
- All selected stories were formatted and edited for publishing in our eBooks Collection.
- Voice.club Staff will select the Grand Winner from the shortlist.
- Public voting will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd winners.
- Check your My Account page to watch your likes and credits accumulate!
- There’s a like button at the bottom of each story. Each “like” = 1 vote.
- Each selected story has its own link to share on social media.
- Encourage your friends, family, and fans, to vote for your story.
(All Prizes and Rewards are only paid out via Amazon Gift Cards)
- Grand Prize (Staff Pick) – $50 Amazon Gift Card
- First prize (Public Voting) – $25 Amazon Gift Card
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We’re starting the New Year with a prompt that has a multitude of meanings. We were so intrigued with the picture of the mountain puzzle, each piece fitting where it belongs.
Nearly every aspect of our lives is organized around belonging to someone or something, such as family, ethnic or cultural groups, or a supportive team of writers and readers.
In addition to feeling our own sense of belonging, we also treasure objects and people that we feel belong to us. The possibilities for exploring this theme are endless!
Here are some stories you might enjoy reading for inspiration:
Good luck in the contest!
Double-check your story against the rules below, and make all corrections BEFORE you submit! Multiple entries of the same story will be disqualified.
Ensure your submission follows these rules:
- Correct length (350 words or less)
- Correct spelling and grammar
- Family-friendly content