Quarter Castle Chronicles Volume 1 Mock-up Cover

Here’s a sneak peak at the cover design for Quarter Castle Chronicles, Volume 1. This is not the final design, but it’s close.

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QCP’s First Short Story Contest Winners

Below are the winners of Quarter Castle Publishing’s first Short Story Contest. The deadline for submissions was September 31, 2014.

The prizes are as followed:

1st Place: $50

2nd Place: $40

3rd Place: $25

Also, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive two (2) copies of the Quarter Castle Chronicles in which their story appears.

PLUS: Ten (10) additional stories that capture our interest will appear in the first Quarter Castle Chronicles. Each author will receive two (2) copies of the anthology in which their story appears.

First, second and third place winners will be interviewed by Quarter Castle Publishing and appear on its website.

…and now for the winners:

First Place: Working Title by Ashleigh Rajala of New Westminster, BC

Second Place: The Beggar’s Shoe Box by Bretton Loney of Halifax, NS

Third Place: Indonesian Rice Salad by Bridget Canning of St. John’s, NL

Congratulations to our three winners.

The following ten stories will also appear in Quarter Castle Chronicles. They are listed randomly.

  1. Baby on a Rock by Nellie P. Strowbridge
  2. Penmanship by A. C. Diamanti
  3. Bloodbath for a Bachata by Eva David of Toronto, ON
  4. Not With my Boots by Catherine A. MacKenzie of Fall River, NS
  5. The Disappearing Bus by Bretton Loney of Halifax, NS
  6. The Last Night by Manon Boudreau of Whitney, NB
  7. Never Another Winter by Phil Yeats of Halifax, NS
  8. Still Alive by Marion Iberg of Langley, BC
  9. Politics, Memories and Love by Victor George Matak of Vancouver, BC
  10. The Ghosts of Swaffham Prior by Alex Birkbeck of Delta, BC

Congratulations!

Thank you to everyone who submitted their short stories. Happy Writing.

Quarter Castle Publishing will contact the authors of the short stories appearing in the Quarter Castle Chronicles.

Short Story Writing Contest

Quarter Castle Publishing is proud to announce their first short story writing contest. Three monetary prizes will be awarded, and the top three winners and ten additional stories that captivate us will be published in anthology form, creating the first Quarter Castle Chronicles.

To learn more about the short story writing contest, check out these links:

Contest Information and Submission Requirements

Prizes

Submission Guidelines

Rights and Copyright

Quarter Castle Publishing Style Guide

We look forward to reading your stories.

Deadline: September 31, 2014

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