The RAC (Reader/Author Connection) Magazine’s

First Annual Short Story Contest!


  • Deadline: June 30, 2019 (Midnight, PST)
  • 1,200 Word Limit
  • Props to be included in your story:
    • A Map
    • An Orange
    • Roadkill and/or a Tumbleweed

We are looking for an error-free creative story. You must use the above-named props and come at or below 1,200 words. Aspiring Authors under the age of 18 are not qualified.

Sandy and Joanie, the co-founders of The RAC Magazine, will select twelve stories to forward to three outside judges (judges will be named once confirmed). A first, second, and third place winner will be chosen and announced on August 15, 2019. The final twelve stories will be published in the September 2019 issue.

First Prize: $50
Second Prize: $25
Third Prize: $15

To submit: Send a pdf to:
Include the title, author name, and email address on the pdf. Also attach a short bio, with links, and a photo to your email. 

Questions? Email

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