USW's Annual FanFiction Contest!


Take your first step in a larger world - and submit your original Star Wars-based fan fiction!

Entry is simple! Please check the guidelines below and then use the provided link to submit your original fanfiction work.


  • Entries must be received no later than February 14, 2019, 11:59pm PT.

  • There are three categories:

    • Short Story (<6,000 words) 

    • Novella (>6,000 – 15,000 words)  

    • Authors may submit up to one entry per category.

  • Entries must be non-explicit, and should not contain profanity or graphic sexual scenes. Think: PG-13.

  • Voting will begin once the deadline for submission has expired, and USW editors can preview each of the submissions. Awards will be given based on the number of votes received for each submission. In the event of a tie, USW staff will select the winner.

  • By submitting your work, you give Unmistakably Star Wars permission to post your work on its site. Submission does not guarantee award or publication of story. Author retains all rights to his/her work.

  • Please use THIS LINK for submission.

  • Prizes: USW Swag (patch/pin/stickers) + a signed copy of best-selling author Cat Valente’s “Space Opera” novel!