NEW DEADLINE: 1 March 2013

013113-old-timey-postcardThe 9th Annual Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest starts not with words, but an image. The image can be from a store, an online resource, your own creativity or received in the mail. Find a postcard that inspires you and inspires a story, a short story.

Geist provides examples of postcard stories at “How to Survive in the Woods” and “Death in the Family“.

You should also visit their postcard story archive for more examples.

First Prize: $500  Second Prize: $250  Third Prize: $150

Read more about the competition rules and submission guidelines here.