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Your Story 60: Submit Now!

Categories: Your Story Competition.

Prompt: Write a short story, of 750 words or fewer, based on this prompt: A man opens his mailbox to find an envelope containing a set of instructions.

You can be funny, poignant, witty, etc.; it is, after all, your story.

Use the submission form below OR email your submission directly to yourstorycontest@fwmedia.com.

IMPORTANT: If you experience trouble with the submission form, please email your submission directly to yourstorycontest@fwmedia.com within the body of your email (no attachments please).

Unfortunately, we cannot respond to every entry we receive, due to volume. No confirmation emails will be sent out to confirm receipt of submission. But be assured all submissions received before entry deadline are considered carefully. Official Rules

Entry Deadline: August 25, 2014


Your Story Entry Form

*Email Address:


*Daytime Phone Number:

*First Name:

*Last Name:

*Street Address 1:

Street Address 2:



*Zip or Postal:


*Your Story Entry:

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About Tiffany Luckey

Tiffany Luckey is the associate editor for Writer's Digest and the Writing Community at F+W Media. She runs a TV blog at www.anothertvblog.com.

5 Responses to Your Story 60: Submit Now!

  1. Jt Liburd says:

    I’m confused as to how the voting works though. Someone enlighten me please.

    • mathritz says:

      After the deadline, the submitted stories will be read by the WD editors and then they will choose 5 and post them in the “Your Story” Forum, where you can vote for them. All you have to do is follow the instructions when the Your Story Competition says, “Vote Now!”, it will take you to the forum page, although you must be a registered forum member to vote.

      To vote you click on the Thread that says Your Story # Vote Now, and it will take you to the voting poll page where you can vote, after doing so every time you view that thread you will see only the results.

      Voting doesn’t open until after the editors have chosen the finalists, and the poll lasts for a month. Your Story 58 closed just this last Sunday at 10:42am UTC -7.

      You can also find the Forums “manually” by clicking Community along the main menu banner at the top of the writersdigest.com page and selecting FORUM from the drop down menu. It will open a separate page that will take you to the Writer’s Digest Forum where about halfway down the list you will see the Your Story Forum. Easy peasy.

      Remember you can only vote for one of the five story finalists chosen by the WD editors after the submission phase has ended, and you must be a registered writersdigest.com user to vote. Registration is free and easy, and you much be registered to post a comment, so you’re halfway there!

      Hope this helps.

  2. Jt Liburd says:

    You can actually. Its in the FAQ list of questions.

  3. Russ says:

    hello. Can you vote on your own story when voting starts? just wondering.

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