At the SMIAH Writers Con we want everyone to join in the party!
Whether you're looking for big prizes and serious critiques or if you just want to dip your toes in the contest waters. Which contests do you see in your future?
SMIAH 2020 may look different this year
but the contests are still on!
Hook ‘Em Quick Logline -
Write your best compelling and creative logline, any genre.
Story of One
Write one complete story with one protagonist, a one-word title, and uses the word “one” at least once.
COVID Flash Fiction
One complete short story. A new spin on the current acronym. Your story CANNOT be about the virus. It may be about a computer virus, a newly discovered planet, or an acronym for a secret organization. Use your imagination and have fun with it!
Write a story, any genre, including all 5 of the following words:
monkey, trash can, lollipop, cookbook and constellation.
Gettin’ Close to Nature
Free verse poem about your favorite day in nature.
With the full conference delayed until 2021
all mini contests will be hosted by the SMIAH Conference Committee.
If you would like to host a contest next year
please contact for details.