Do joy and sorrow stir your heart into creative flame, and then an empty page calls your name? Are you courageous and clever, willing to try writing the best poem ever? If so, you’re in for a treat, because you now have a chance to compete.
Brianna Storm Hilvety
Story Embers Managing Editor & Graphics Director
Brianna Storm Hilvety is passionate about helping writers achieve their aspirations to captivate and change the world through fiction. At Story Embers, she juggles multiple roles—founding board member, managing editor, and graphics director. She oversees the entire publishing department and its personnel, ensuring that content is processed, edited, scheduled, and posted on the site weekly, as well as superintends the creation of visual elements and organizes writing contests.
In addition to her ongoing work at SE, she’s served a variety of authors, publishers, and writers organizations, such as Gilead Publishing, Castle Gate Press, and Kingdom Pen. Her professional affiliations include gold membership at The Christian PEN, editing certifications from The PEN Institute, and copyediting and proofreading expertise at the Christian Editor Connection.
People call her strong, and when she speaks, thunder roars. From her heart flows a downpour that drowns and overwhelms many a landscape. But within the churning clouds hides a gentle flicker of light, each flash and each vein a memory of past hurts and triumphs that must be guarded.
Do you have a story burning inside you? Are you up for a challenge? Do you like prizes? If so, you’re in for a thrill, because we’ve decided to make our short story contest an annual event, and we hope you’ll grab your pen (or laptop) to compete!
Thanks to everyone who bravely embraced the challenge of this competition! We received more entries than we expected, spanning a multitude of genres—from historical fiction to romance to sci-fi—but fantasy was by far the most popular. After many hours of reading,...
Do you have a story burning inside you? Are you up for a challenge? Do you like prizes? If so, you’re in for a thrill, because we’re hosting our first short story contest, and we hope you’ll grab your pen (or laptop) to compete! But first I’m sure you’d like to hear about all the prestige and loot you could gain as a result of your literary genius.