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Step 1: Pay the $20.00 Reading fee here

 Submission Form 

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 Guidelines For Toronto Talk Show Short Story   Contest & Prize 

Step 1: Submit payment through PayPal. Step 2: Copy the Transaction ID number given to you by PayPal. Step 3: Copy & paste the Transaction ID number given to you by PayPal, IF the PayPal name is different from your add that name too so we can verify you.
Step 4
Attach your story (in .doc, .docx or .pdf format) and click the ‘Submit Now
This step must be completed before you send us your story. Also keep a copy of your PayPal receipt for your record

Read before you start

  • ​​Requires the author’s original work 

  • Writing must be in English  

  • This is an international Short Story contest 

  • The winners will receive: First Place $500, Second Place $250 and third place $150 

  • All finalists will be considered for publication in our Anthology 

  • Submissions should not exceed 3,500 words in length and has to be original unpublished fiction /

  • nonfiction, typed and double-spaced. 

  • The theme “President Donald Trump” copyright remains the property of the author. 

  • There is no submission fee but yap a reading fee of $20. 

  • Note: Do not include your name anywhere on the manuscript only on the cover sheet 

  • You can have an acknowledgments page. 

  • If your written work was accepted elsewhere, please let us know 

  • No age restriction 

  • Deadlines and Entry Fees:  Toronto Talk Show Short Story contest opens October 15 through to January 30th  

  • Your Stories must be submitted in these format, Microsoft Word Document format or as a Microsoft Word .docx or .pdf, as an attachment. We will not accept your story in the body of an email.

  •  Pay the reading fee: Pay using PayPal. A PayPal account is not required. A link will be provided. 

  • All submission must have a cover sheet that includes the writer’s name, the title of the story, your complete mailing address, phone number and e-mail address, and the word count of the submitted work.   

  • Submit as often as you want but each submission is $20. 

  • Again! Authors own the right to their work. 

  • Let’s have some fun, write on! 

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