Use our new what-you-see-is-what-you-get editor to craft and present your writing just as you want. Italic, tab and white-space preservation for indented layouts – your choice. Features include auto-save, edit undo-redo, preview, and pdf or hard-copy printing. Have a play around with the buttons to see what they do, and check out the Tips section below.
Classic Submission Form
It may be that you yearn for the old school Ad Hoc experience, or perhaps the editor doesn't work on your particular mobile device. Either way, not to worry. Here's a button to make things how they were.
Whichever way you go, you'll still enjoy the same chance of winning. Which brings us to the business at hand.
Some Simple House Rules
Your fiction must have a title; put it in the 'Title' box. The body of your work must be 150 words or less and use this week's prompt word
. be original be anonymous don't be offensive
Using ALL BLOCK CAPITALS for your title or author name means rejection, so don't do it. After that, the formatting is up to you.
to indent without a line space
, or block with a line space
. But don't be afraid to experiment, as long as
Using the WYSIYWYG editor means all white space persists when your piece is published. Which is great, as long as no hidden stray 'spaces' have sneaked into the body of your fiction. Use
edit » select all
to highlight them for deletion.
This one's even sneakier, and won't show up using
. You need to move your cursor down to the very end of whatever you've put in the body. If your cursor isn't happily blinking next to the very last word of your fiction, then you've got trailing white space. Delete it.
Pasting work into the editor:
Best to steer clear as it can lead to all manner of formatting problems. Either write your work straight into the editor and format it there, or if you do want to paste from .docx or .odt, use the Classic Submission Form.
What you write here may be published and put to a public vote. Not all submissions are published. If your fiction is not published, try again next round.
And by the way, the little grey buttons top and bottom right will hide this introduction. Enjoy.