Here are some free writing contests to get started. the genre of science fiction or fantasy, and new and amateur writers are welcome to apply.
View our listing of free writing contests that you can enter. writing For new and amateur writers to share science fiction or fantasy short stories. Novelettes.
Writing contests seem so flashy and cool. My local con has an amateur writing contest limited to people who haven't been paid professionally.
Notes on Writers of the Future Competition: SF & Fantasy - quarterly prizes + annual prize - amateur only, so if you've published more than 3 stories you're not .
This post lists writing competitions for that feature cash prizes of $1, or more and, Carve Magazine's Raymond Carver Short Story Contest They have a quarterly contest for amateur sci-fi writers with a first place prize of $, .