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Markets For writers

This week’s market is the Evesham Festival of Words Short Story Competition. There is an adult category inviting stories of up to 2500 words. The junior competition (two categories: 8-11 and 12-16) has a word limit of 1000 words. Entry … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

If you enjoy writing flash fiction, you might like to enter Writing Magazine’s 750-word story competition. Stories are accepted on any theme. You have until 15th April 2017 to enter. Prizes: 1st prize: £200 and publication in Writing Magazine 2nd … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is for the poets. Writing Magazine is holding a haiku competition. As their guidelines state, ‘For the purposes of this competition, your haiku should be unrhymed, and written in three lines with five syllables in the first … Continue reading

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Everyone likes a good laugh so why not enter Writing Magazine‘s ‘Humour short story Competition’? You have until 15th March 2017 to craft your story. Here’s some more information for you: Prizes: 1st place:      £200 plus publication in the magazine Runner-up: £50 … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is an ongoing one. The 1000 Word Challenge sets a new competition every three months. There’s usually a theme. The current competition is as follows: Your story must start with the following direct speech:   ‘Stop!’ – Entries … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is a fun one. ‘Writing Magazine‘ are holding a dialogue-only short story competition. No descriptive narrative is allowed to accompany the dialogue so you have to let your characters’ words ‘show’ the reader who the characters are … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

My market this week is for the sci-fi and fantasy writers. Writing Magazine is holding an Other Worlds Short Story Competition. The closing date is 14th December 2016 so you still have time to get your entry in. Here are a … Continue reading

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