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    Sweek Microfiction Competition: #MicroBook!

    August 10, 2017

August 10, 2017

Sweek Microfiction Competition: #MicroBook!

Are you capable of saying a lot in a little? Welcome to the Sweek MicroFiction Challenge! Write a short story of 200 words max, incorporating the word ‘book’ and win any course you’d like from Masterclass as well as get published in the Sweek Microfiction book!

In each round, you need to incorporate a given word in an original and creative way. The word of this second round is BOOK. Join now!

How to participate:

Step 1: Download the Sweek app or use our website:

Website: https://sweek.com/

Android app: http://bit.ly/SweekforAndroid

iOS app: http://bit.ly/SweekforiOS

Step 2: Create an account or log in

Step 3: Upload your story by going to ‘My stories’ and ‘Start a new story’

Step 4: Publish your story with the tag #MicroBook either in the title, description or tags section (which is a part of Story Details) and description.

That’s it! Don’t forget to share with your friends and family to get more readers!


Submission open: 10th of August – 27th of August

Winner announcement: 31st of August


Best Microfiction: Masterclass gift card for the class of your choice (We can definitely recommend checking out their writing courses, one of them is given by James Patterson!) + getting published in the Sweek Microfiction book

Most Popular Microfiction: Masterclass gift card for the class of your choice + getting published in the Sweek Microfiction book

Top 10 best stories (shortlist): Digital certificate


  1. The story must be tagged with #MicroBook in order to join the contest. Word limit: maximum 200 words
  2. The story doesn’t have to be exclusive but needs to be newly uploaded on Sweek
  3. The story must be written in English.
  4. The story must be submitted and finished before the deadline: 27/08/2017, 23:59 CET
  5. You can participate with multiple entries
  6. The story can be any genre, as long as the word ‘book’ appears in the story. It can be a combination of e.g. young adult, romance, fantasy, science fiction and crime
  7. Most Popular Story is determined by the number of followers (all the allowed languages are participating). The deadline for the followers count is 30/08/17, 23:59 CET.
  8. By entering in this competition, you give Sweek the right to publish your story in a self-published book. In case the author does not agree, he/she must state in the short description that Sweek cannot publish the story in print

Want to know more about our monthly MicroFiction Competition in general? Check out this blog post!


Julian Tunru
Julian Tunru is the author of the Dav Iven historical fiction series, creator of The Nearly Complete Guide to Writing Your Novel, and self-confessed semicolon enthusiast.




K. Banning Kellum
K. Banning Kellum is a life-long resident of New Orleans, LA. A documentary actor, article writer and horror author, Kellum is best known for his Hyraaq Tobit series of horror stories. A proud husband and father, Kellum credits his love of family and the haunted history of New Orleans as his source of inspiration.




Amie Mcnee
Amie Mcnee is a writer from Sydney, Australia. She has just completed her first manuscript, a y/a fantasy and is mid way through her next work in progress, a historical fiction novel. Amie blogs about the ups and downs of the creative life, and reveals the tears, smiles and occasional breakdowns on her Instagram @inspiredtowrite.

  • Radhika Vohra, August 13, 2017 Reply

    Hi! Just wanted to confirm if my story 'Page Number Fifty One' is participating in #MicroBook?

    • Sweek team, August 14, 2017 Reply

      Hi there, it is not tagged for the contest. Please go to Story details and add your tag there

  • Ridhima, August 15, 2017 Reply

    Can I know if my book manan royal love is participating in microbook competition and thank you.

    • Sweek team, August 18, 2017 Reply

      Hi there, it is participating :)

  • Sakshi agrawal, August 16, 2017 Reply

    Y on earth is my story taking such a log time to get saved???? Can u please help ?? I'm really very eager to see it published!

    • Sweek team, August 18, 2017 Reply

      Hi there, can you please us details to support@sweek.com so we can help you asap? :)

  • Etheray, August 17, 2017 Reply

    Can I still post the story on my blog and still let it go into publication for the Sweek Microfiction book?
    *I've attached my website if you need to check it.

    • Sweek team, August 18, 2017 Reply

      Hi there, yes, it is possible :)

  • Yusra Ansari, August 20, 2017 Reply

    Hii this is second round so does it mean I can't participate because I didn't in the first round?

    • Sweek team, August 20, 2017 Reply

      Hi there, you can participate in any round. The only thing is that every round we give a different word to incorporate, that's it :)

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