The Penti-Con 2020 Writing Competition

The Rules

  • Entry Fee - $5

  • Once we have received your submission we will send an invoice. Submissions will not be eligible until payment is received

  • The deadline for the submission is May 30th 2020

  •  Submissions must be made via email to

  • Send your story either in the body of the email, or as a .doc attachment

  • The stories must be in English, original, and must not have been published in the past

  • Your story must have 1,000 words or fewer. All topics and formats are allowed.

  • By taking part in the competition you allow The Penti-Con Association to publish your story online one time. After that we will not hold any publishing rights over the material

  • All the stories will be published on the blog in June 2020 and voting rounds will take place

  • The two stories with the highest number of votes will then be judged by our guest Author

The Prize

  • The winner will receive a signed pair of 'The Yellow Hoods' books from guest author Adam Dreece 

  • The winner will receive 50% of the entry fees

Adam Dreece

Adam Dreece is an internationally celebrated author and speaker. 

Tee, Elly, and Richy peaceful little world is shattered when they become entangled in a plot to steal the world's first steam engine plans from master inventor, Nikolas Klaus. Will Klaus' ties to the secret society known as the Tub (lead by a butcher, baker, and candlestick maker) be their undoing? Or will they live on to become legends?