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Secret Slash Contest

The Writers Coffee Shop presents the Secret Slash Contest!  What happens when nosy neighbors, prying parents, and curious coworkers aren't looking?  From tender to angsty to seductive, from secret trysts to unspoken of attraction, from emotional freedom to forbidden desires...
We're looking for your best same-gender pairings and the secrets they keep behind closed doors!



This category is ideally for authors age 17 and under, but stories suitable for younger readers, though written by adults, may be submitted in this category.  Decaf stories must be rated E or T.





This category is for authors 18 years and older.  Lemons welcome!







  • Entries can be canon, all-human, or alternate universe and may be for any fandom featured on TWCS Library. Fanfiction, original fiction, and crossovers are welcome.
  • All entries must be one-shots, wholly original, and previously unpublished. No outtakes of or additions to other posted stories.
  • During the contest, authors may not state or imply that a story will be continued later, and no entries may be expanded until after winners are announced.
  • All entries must be beta'd, rated correctly, and have the appropriate warnings. No non-consent, dubious consent, or abuse.
  • Lemons are lovely, but not required. A little UST never hurt anyone...right?
  • All entries must be at least 3000 words in length, not including heading or author's notes. No maximum word count.
  • Collaborations welcome.
  • Three entries max. per author (this includes collaborations).


  • Entries must be posted on the TWCS Library using the Respond to Challenge feature.
  • Entries will be accepted from Tuesday, March 1st at 00:01 EST through Thursday, March 31st at 11:59 pm EST.
  • All entries must be in compliance with TWCS Library rules.
  • Voting will take place from Saturday, April 2nd through Saturday April 9th. Winners will be announced on Sunday April 10th.
  • Public vote will determine winners in Decaf and Espresso categories. First place winners in each category will receive a banner, a TWCS coffee mug, a listing in TWCS Hall of Fame, and bragging rights. Second and third place winners, determined by popular vote in each category, will receive a banner and bragging rights.
  • Barista's Choice for Espresso and Decaf entries will be TWCS staff choice. The Barista's Choice winners in each category will receive a banner, a listing in TWCS Hall of Fame, and bragging rights.
  • Questions about the contest or issues with entries should be directed to
  • Please respect your fellow writers and readers. Bad sportsmanship will not be tolerated.
  • TWCS reserves the right to remove an entry for any reason.

Each Entry must include the following header:

Secret Slash Contest

Hosted by The Writer's Coffee Shop

Name of story:


Category : (i.e Decaf or Espresso)


To read the rest of the entries, visit

To review the contest rules, visit the challenges page at TWCS Library.

Questions about the contest may be emailed to

Categories: Original Fiction, Black Jewel Series, Bones, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Criminal Minds, Dead Like Me, Dragon Age, Dr. Who, Harry Potter, House of Night, House M.D., Hunger Games, The Inheritance Cycle, Jane Austen, Stephanie Plum, King Arthur/Merlin, Lord of the Rings, Morganville Vampire Series, Mortal Instruments, Naruto, Night Huntress Series, The Otherworld Series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Prison Break, Southern Vampire Mysteries/True Blood, Stargate SG1, Supernatural TV Series, Twilight, Vampire Academy, The Vampire Diaries/The Originals Characters: None

Everyone knows that there is that one person who is your right kind of wrong. This challenge is simple.

Rules Are:

1. Story must be at least 1500 words long.

2. The pairing that you do cannot be Canon.

3. You must show why the person is the right kind of wrong for the main person of the story.

4. Can have LEMONS in the story but it is not required.

5. Cannot be Non-con.

Categories: In Plain Sight, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Criminal Minds, Harry Potter, Sons of Anarchy, Twilight, Bones, Hawaii Five-0, NCIS Characters: None