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Kicking Off the Secret Author Contest 2024: Hidden!



That's right, it's finally here! Our fun summer writing event, the Secret Author Short Story Contest! Rules remain very much the same: You cannot reveal your story to any beyond your beta/editing team. Your story must be hidden. And that's our THEME! "Hidden" What is hidden or who, how, when, where... or even why, that's up to you! 

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Deadline to submit stories: July 24, 2024

Submit to: Cia

General Rules

  • One story per author
  • Don't share your story idea, work in progress, or completed work with anyone but your team
  • Your story must be "new content" to remain anonymous (not set in previous series or world)
  • Allowed story length: 3,000 to 30,000 words
  • Chapters: 1 Story Chapter posted to GA (you can use ** or a double line break to indicate scene and timeline jumps).
  • Send Format: Word or Google Doc (PM Cia if you share via Google Docs, please!)
  • Submission Deadline: July 24, 2024

Metadata needed



Story Note: 

Chapter Note: 

Genre(s) (3 Max):

Audience Rating: 

Tags (6 Max): 


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  • Love 11
  • Fingers Crossed 1


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I'm looking forward to this one. For once I have an idea that will work nicely!


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