Brevard Scribblers Writing Competition 2022

Short Stories and Poetry 

Open to Residents of Brevard County, Florida


    * Prize Money for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Placed Entries in Each Category

   * Entry into the 2022 Brevard Scribbler’s Anthology Written in the Sun

   * Free Copy of the 2022 Brevard Scribbler’s Anthology Written in the Sun


  •  Entries must be received no later than May 31st, 2022, by Midnight.
  • Late Submissions will not be accepted.
  • Word Counts: Short Stories – 5000 Words Maximum; Poetry – 300 Lines Maximum.
  • Judging criteria and can be found at:
  • Manuscripts must be word-processed in Times New Roman 12 font and double line spaced. Multiple page entries should be page numbered (in the footer) with the title on a cover sheet and in the header of each subsequent page. Titles of single page entries should go at the top of the page.
  • Authors’ names must not appear in manuscripts anywhere.
  • Send manuscripts to
  • You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your manuscript/s.

  • In the body of the email message, provide the following information:

          *  Your name

          *  Your phone number

          *  Your mailing address

          *  Your email address

          *  The titles and formats (i.e. short story and/or poetry) of each entry, with word  

              counts for each item         

          *  The total entry fee you are submitting to the Treasurer

          *  None of the above information should be in your manuscripts

  • Failure to comply with this rule will prompt automatic disqualification.
  • Failure to include entry fees will also prompt automatic disqualification.

  • Entry fees: Scribblers Members $5.00 per entry and non-members $8.00 per entry.
  • Payment must be made by personal check to The Scribblers of Brevard and mailed to: Richard McNamara, Vice-President of The Scribblers of Brevard, 170 Meadow Ave SE, Palm Bay, FL 32909

* Cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50 will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed entries in both categories. All other entries that meet a bench line score, will also be published in the anthology. Every entrant that is published in the anthology will receive a free copy. Entrants will receive a copy of the judges’ scores and feedback for each entry, by email. Winners will be notified by email and the results published on the web site and Facebook page of the Scribblers of Brevard. All entries must be previously unpublished. Copyright remains with the authors of all works submitted.