Deathmatch Deadline Extended to December 31st!


Your cries have been heard. Broken Pencil has extended the submission deadline for Indie Writers Deathmatch to the last day of December. Time to write down all the vitriol and hurt from 2016 into short-story form and send it up to the Deathmatch gods. This is a fiction contest set aside for the twisted.

Deathmatch Winner Gets:

– Publication in Broken Pencil: the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts. 
– $400 cash
– The Ultimate Literary Makeover: Consultations about your writing and writing career with writer/podcasterJonathan Goldstein, editor Veronica Liu of Seven Stories Press, and literary agent Chris Bucci.

Enter at