7th Titan Short Story Contest is Open for Submissions!

Our next block of stories explores the rollicking worlds of virtual reality. To keep the sweet, sweet VR on line, we’ll be holding two different contests to complement these stories.

We are currently accepting submissions for the two contest prompts. Feel free to enter both!

Prompt #1: for publication in December 2016

After a dream virus outbreak ravages the country, a special government force steps in to quarantine it. But their interference has unexpected consequences…

Submission Deadline:  December 31st

Prompt #2: 
For publication for early 2017

Millions of people have uploaded their consciousness into the digital world. The few who refuse to upload have everything they need except…

Submission Deadline: January 15th

Send us your original science fiction or fantasy story of 1,000 words or less to compete for publication on our website.

The top three stories win publication on the website with original cover art.

The first place winner will also have their story produced as an audio recording by a member of the 7th Titan’s team.

Please send submissions to

Guidelines For Contest Submission:

– Hard limit of 1,000 words. No minimum.
– English language only; British spellings are acceptable.
– Nothing that has been previously published (that includes self-published or on a blog).
– Submissions should have a speculative element, either science fiction, fantasy, or horror.
– Our editing will be minimal, so submissions should be in a finalized state.
– Submission should be the author’s own original work.
– No simultaneous submissions.
– One submission per contest.
– No re-submissions. Send us something new.
– Profanity, sex, or violence are fine, provided that they serve the story.
– Submissions should be a complete story, not simply part of a serial or larger work.
– No pitches, just send us the story.
– No hypertext.

By Submitting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Please send submissions to

Be sure to include the prompt number in your subject line.

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Past Contest Winners

November 2016 “Gallimaufry’s Crowning Jewel”
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
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June 2016 “Forging Colossal Character”
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
Into the Quiet - Amanda Wuenschel Heirloom Orange - Florrie Kohn A Colossal Ordeal - Kelly Sturtevant


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