Markets For Writers

Writing Magazine have got an interesting competition for you to enter: The Odd Couple Short Story Competition. Want to know more? Here’s what they have to say:

It’s a narrative setup that has entertained readers for centuries, from Don Quixote and Sancho Panza to virtually every TV crime series ever… and most sitcoms.

Tell us a story about, or involving, an odd couple. What will you throw at them and how will they fare?’


1st: £200 + publication in Writing Magazine

2nd: £50 + publication on-line

Entry fee: £6, £4 for subscribers

Word limit: 1500 – 1700 words

Closing date: 15th March 2020

Visit the website for more information.


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8 Responses to Markets For Writers

  1. Kim Smyth says:

    Thanks for posting, can we in the United States enter as well?

  2. What an interesting prompt ( and competition) Thanks

  3. I am quite tempted by this topic, Esther. It reminds me of a poem I wrote last year.

  4. fenlandphil says:

    Thanks, Esther. I am tempted, whether I can keep to the word count is another matter.

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