SpecFicWorld.com's Annual Speculative Fiction Contest is dedicated in helping aspiring science fiction, fantasy, and horror writers find an audience for their work along with putting a little cash in their pockets.  The contest is open to both published and unpublished writers.   

SpecFicWorld.com would like to thank Moira Allen (editor and owner of Writing-World.com) who generously donated a portion of this year's cash prizes.  

The Winners of SpecFicWorld.com's 2005 Speculative Fiction Contest  


1st Place: The Noah Hypothesis by Ken Goldman
2nd Place: A Certain Very Ancient Book by Christopher M. Cevasco
3rd Place: The Thirteen Step by Steven Marshall

Honorable Mentions:

HM 1: Stations by Pattie Lawler
HM 2: TeleSilver by Kurt Hoffman
HM 3: Arsonís Return by Stephen G. McDonald
HM 4: Deal Breaker by Justin Gustainis
HM 5: The Butterfly Storm by Ciaran Brassil
HM 6: Your Bones by John S. Walsh
HM 7: Encountering Evie by Sherry D. Ramsey
HM 8: Ten More Feet by Matthew Peterson
HM 9: The Game of Kings by Andrew W. Mackie
HM 10: A Rock by Moon World by John H. Taylor

Read the winning stories in the January 2006 issue of Simulacrum Magazine.