Calling All Emerging Writers--For Contest 2!

Calling All Emerging Writers--For Contest 2!

Emerging Writer Contest 2!  Stories Written by Hummingbird Readers.

(And YOU vote on your favorite!)

Have you always wanted to be a published author? Here's your opportunity to write a story or an essay and have it published right here on thehummingbirdpost.

Hummingbird is pleased to announce its second Emerging Writer Contest.  We invite you to submit your original story or essay.  And, if you are the final winner, your story will be published and promoted on  Hummingbird under the Emerging Writer banner. 

Contest Details.

  • Your story must contain or feature a “resolution” of some kind, in any context, i.e., it might relate to a problem solved, a pledge, a conflict real or imagined, or the “list” developed at New Year’s….

  • Up to 300 words.

  • Your story must have a title.

  • You may submit up to 2 stories per contest.

  • The top 2 stories will be chosen by a panel of Hummingbird authors.

  • Semi-finalists will be featured on the HBP so that Hummingbird Readers can vote on their favorite.

The winning author, based on Hummingbird audience vote, will be invited to submit an original story of their choosing for future publication on Hummingbird on an agreed upon date. The short story or essay can have up to 400 words. The story or essay must be approved for publication by the publisher.


  • Email submission(s) through Contact Us.

  • Include your name with your submission.

  • Submission will be confirmed by Hummingbird.

  • Deadline: Friday, January 18, 2019.

  • The two semi-finalists will be announced and their story/essay published January 26, 2019.

  • Hummingbird voting commences on January 26, 2019 and ends February 8, 2019.

  • The winner will be announced and the winning story/essay will be published and promoted on February 16, 2019.

Please share this post among your friends and connections... and with everyone you know!  All submissions are welcome and will be considered.  Get discovered!

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Mensa Mominu. He’s smart. (He’s a rat.)

Emerging Writers.  Moving On.

Emerging Writers. Moving On.