Is it the captain’s quarters on a ghost ship? Did zombies take over a university causing all students to flee? Perhaps it’s the bomb shelter where an author, the lone survivor of a world war, chronicled civilization’s final moments. Could it be the hideout for a band of serial-killing writers?

Yes, use your imaginations to write a KILLER story about the photograph above using exactly 200 words and you could win a FREE registration to the 2017 Writers’ Police Academy, along with the Golden Donut Award!

Superstar author Tami Hoag is our contest judge!

Hurry, the contest deadline is July 1st. That’s only 10 words per day to win a spot at THE most exciting, action-packed, and fun event for writers anywhere on the planet!

The Golden Donut contest is open to everyone of all genres and you do not have to be present at the 2016 Writers’ Police Academy to win.

 Click the link below to enter and for contest details and submission requirements!

Click here > >>  2016 Golden Donut Short Story Contest

The contest winner receives the prestigious Golden Donut Award AND and free registration to the 2017 WPA!

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Vinnie Hansen, the winner of the 2015 Golden Donut contest, will be attending the 2016 WPA, for free, as a result of her first-place entry!