If you are just back from somewhere a shade more interesting than the local park, the Telegraph Online would like the gripping details in up to words. You can read previous winners on the website. Entry Fee : None - free to enter. Comp Page : Tel Travel Comp. Hour of Writes Competition. To enter this new weekly peer-reviewed contest from Manchester you submit a piece of writing of any type you choose running to no more than 2, words. There is a different theme every week.
Closing : 11pm every Friday. Comp Page : Click Here. Added Cinnamon Press Poetry Pamphlet Prize. Entries for this open contest from Wales are invited from beginners and established poets. Submit 15 to 25 poems of up to 50 lines each.
Closing : Annually - 31 March. Prizes 4 : A publishing contract plus 30 copies of the pamphlet. Comp Page : Cinnamon Poetry. Hello again!
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Thanks for all you've done. Your website gets a mention in it, of course. Scribble Quarterly Short Story Competition. This quarterly contest from Scribble magazine is for stories in any genre and on any subject, running to no more than 3, words. Closing : Quarterly. Dark Tales Short Story Competition. As you may gather from the name of the competition, this is not for the sort of jolly happy-ending story that leaves you with a warm glow inside. It is for horror and speculative fiction, the sort that leaves you afraid to turn out the lights in case something other than a tiny moth is hiding in the wardrobe.
Your entry must be limited to 5, words. Flash Competition. This quarterly flash fiction contest, which offers higher prize money than many similar competitions, is for stories of up to words on any theme.
Closing : Winners will be published on the website. Comp Page : Flash Story. Make sure you know the terms. This is often the price you pay for entering a contest with no entry fee. But before you get sniffy about that word story set in the sedate world of turnip farming, ask yourself this: Would I really be able to sell it to anyone else?
Publication, even without payment, might not be a bad thing if it gets you a healthy crop of readers. Irish Writers Centre Novel Fair 9. The aim is to introduce up-and-coming novelists to publishers and literary agents. To be eligible, you must not have had a novel published under an ISBN, and of course you must be able to attend the fair in person for the whole day on February 14, Any genre is acceptable.
Prizes : Twelve shortlisted entrants will be invited to take part in the fair and will each have a stand where they can meet publishers and agents.
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They will be invited to a How-to-Pitch-Your Novel seminar two weeks before the fair. If you make it on to the longlist but not the shortlist, you will receive a critique on your novel from the judging panel. A critique? Entry Fee : 50 euros. Comp Page : Novel Fair. Voices Poetry Competition. There is no line limit. Along with your poem you are asked to submit a short biography. Entries will be published in the blog and shared on social media. Comp Page : Voices Poetry. Living Well Poetry Competition. Here we he a contest in aid of Isabel Hospice in Hertfordshire.
It is for poems of up to 30 lines, or words for prose poems.
All shortlisted poems will be published in the Living Well Poetry book, and the writers will receive a free copy. Comp Page : Isabel Poetry. Soundwork-uk Monologue Competition. This contest from Soundwork-uk is for monologues of up to 10 minutes suitable for audio broadcast.
The monologue may have been previously published. Prize : The winning script will be produced and recorded in a studio with a professional actor.
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The recording will be made available to an existing listener base and the world via the Soundwork-uk website and SoundCloud. Comp Page : SW Mono. I am absolutely over the moon, unable to believe it, etc. Thank you so much.
Historical is defined for this contest as stories set at least 35 years in the past. The theme and genre are both open. Novels should be between 40, and , words. Include a synopsis of to 1, words, plus a word biography.
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All entrants will be offered a consultation with the MD of Sharp Books. The Caterpillar Story Prize. Before you clutter up your mind with ideas for tales about caterpillars, let me just point out that the name of this annual contest is not intended to indicate the official subject, although if you wish to go that way, you are free to do so.
The only stipulations are that your story must be suitable for children aged 7 to 11, and it must be written by an adult and run to no more than 1, words. Prizes : 1st - 1, euros. Entry Fee : 12 euros. Comp Page : Catmag Story. Crowvus Christmas Ghost Story Competition. This is the third of these ghost story contests from the far north of Scotland where the wind moans in the night like a lost soul.
As per last year, there is a word limit of 4, As well as the adult category, there are two categories for children: ages 10 and under, and 11 to All shortlisted stories will be published in an anthology and their writers will receive a free copy.
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Children - free entry. Comp Page : Crow Ghost Story.
ACW Writing for children Competition. This contest from the Association of Christian Writers is for stories aimed at Children. There are three separate age categories to write for, each with a different word limit: 0 to 5 words , 5 to 8 1, words , 9 to 12 1, words. But it should come with a word of warning to other would-be comp winners.