The 25th Annual Writing Contest is OPEN!

Got a story to tell? You’ve come to the WRITE place! Be sure to check our 2017 Writing Contest Rules and Guidelines page. And flex those typing fingers — the deadline this year is midnight of Friday, September 22nd.

The contest is judged by bestselling authors Diana Gabaldon and Jack Whyte. This is a shot of surprised and delighted 2016 winner Claire Gregory walking up to accept her prize. Will you be a winner this year? Enter and find out!

Got a question?  Email Contest Coordinator kc dyer at


~kc dyer, SiWC Contest Coordinator