BoomZip Writing Contest

1. BoomZip’s Writing Contest Entry Fee is $12 dollars (U.S.) per story and must be submitted on the same day that your story was submitted by email.

2. Pay via Paypal payment using the BUY NOW button below. (You may need to signup for a free Paypal account if you do not already have one.)

3. Enter the Story Title and Author’s Name where requested below. Then Click the BUY NOW button.  Follow instructions after that.

Story Title
Author’s Name

4. Note: Your credit card statement will show the payment to “BZ-MOB”.

You may submit multiple entries (of different stories), but these must be submitted as separate emails and separately paid entry fees.



You may pay your entry fee by mailed check if you wish. However, all stories MUST be submitted using the Writing Contest Submission Instructions that can be found HERE.

Send your check with a cover letter naming the Story(ies) submitted and the Author’s Name clearly shown (or written) on the check. Include your FULL NAME. mobile PHONE NUMBER, MAILING ADDRESS, and EMAIL ADDRESS on the cover letter. Do NOT send your stories to us in the mail. Checks must be made out to “BoomZip,” with a note in the lower left-hand corner that is for “BoomZip Writing Contest.” Please send your check by ordinary first-class mail (or airmail if outside the US).  Do NOT send material to us that requires us to sign for receipt. We will not accept any material that requires a signature. Note: Our bank will only accept checks drawn directly on US banks.

  • Outside the U.S.? You must pay via our payment form above.

Send Snail-Mail entry fee(s) to:

BoomZip Writing Contest
8924 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Suite G5-420
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255

If you wish Snail-Mail notification of a completed submission, include a SASE envelope.

* We do not accept postal short story entries.
* Every writer can submit more than one story as long as they pay the full entry fee for each story.


Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen were amazingly forceful writers and we feature them at the top of this page.