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Romance and Thrillers Fiction Contest Story Contest

A fun short fiction contest that will bring our your inner romantic and suspense writer. Whether it's a murder story that you've been dying to share or a romance story that will make your heart burst, here is your chance to get amazing exposure, build your audience, and more! Use the new Commaful format to your advantage when telling these stories! Be creative!

December 10th 2016, 12:00 am ~ January 20th 2017, 11:59 pm (your time zone)


Write any short story in the romance or thriller genre. Please avoid anything too graphic. You can use a story you wrote before and repurpose it for this contest, but please do not plagiarize. You can also use this resource if you need short story ideas.

Stories will be judged by these talented authors:


There will be 5 winners:

1st: Best Romance Story: Shout out to 100k+ people
2nd: Runner up Romance Story: Shout out to 50k+ people

1st: Best Thriller: Shout out to 100k+ people
2nd: Runner up Thriller: Shout out to 50k+ people

Audience Choice Award (most upvotes total): Shout out to 50k+ people

Runner-Ups: Additional runner-ups will be chosen by the Commaful staff to have their stories featured on the Commaful platform.

All winners will be featured for the launch of our romance and thriller sections on Commaful. You will get followers, readers, and strong exposure on Commaful! We will give you special resources to tell your stories and get more exposure.

Submission Info

If you tag an eligible story withfiction2016, that story will automatically be entered. Using the below button to create will automatically enter your creation into the contest.

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