Between 10-15 pages of 12 point font will bring you to the range of a 3500 word count.  It’s easy, be creative and recheck your work before submission.  Lorain Hemingway is one of 12 grandchildren of the late Ernest Hemingway in case the last name resonates.  This contest will accept submissions via US. mail or online.  Contest deadline is May 1st, $15, late entries accepted by the 15th with a $20 fee.  LA Carlson