Enter Our 2009 Fiction Contest

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Sunday, February 8, 2009

Write an original short story inspired by the photograph at right in 1,500 words or less. We'll publish the winning entry in next year's Valentine's Fiction Issue. The story should deal with love, the promise of romance, a broken heart or anything in between.

All submissions should be sent as attached, double-spaced documents to lovestory@washpost.com. Please include your name and daytime phone number on the first page. Submissions must be received by Monday, May 4. The winner will be notified by September 2.

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