Monthly Writing Challenges

October Writing Challenge

Welcome back Germies. We are so excited to announce the first monthly writing challenge since Germ’s return. The challenge will begin today and will end on October 28th. You are welcome to complete the challenge anytime within this period. At the end of the month we will select 5 submissions to be featured for the month of November in the magazine.

Writing Challenge – Using the photo write a story in no more 500 words about the people that live in the cabin. The story must contain at least one character who is facing a conflict. How is the conflict resolved? And why is the setting so important in resolving this?

Submission Instructions

  • Email your submission to
  • Put ‘October Writing Challenge’ as the subject of the email
  • Include your name, age and country in the body of your email

If you have any questions or queries about the submission process please feel free to email . Everyone who completes and submits their submission will be responded to and informed as to whether or not their piece has been chosen to be featured. However as the deadline for submissions doesn’t close until October 28 please do not expect an email from us until November.

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We can’t wait to read your submissions. Happy Writing Germies!