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Your Cat and Your Dog magazines are holding competitions for three different age groups: Over 13s and adults, stories up to 1,000 words; Under 13s, stories up to 500 words; Under 11s drawing competition, draw a picture of your dog … Continue reading

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Looking for a short story competition? Then why not enter the Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition? You have up to 2500 words in which to create your masterpiece. Here’s what they have to say: ‘The catch: We provide your opening … Continue reading

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If you win the SmokeLong Quarterly’s flash fiction competition you’ll be $2000 better off! There’s also prize money for other finalists. Prizes: 1st: $2000 + automatic nomination for The Best Small Fictions, the Pushcart Prize, and Best of the Net, … Continue reading

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I don’t know about you, but I love penning a 100-word story. The National Association of Writers and Groups (NAWG) are holding a 100X100 flash fiction competition for stories of exactly 100-words. Here are some details for you: Prize: £100 … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

Well, you certainly didn’t make it easy for me! Your stories had me laughing one minute, my jaw hanging open the next, followed by tears welling in my eyes. I found it so, so hard to choose a winning story. … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time To Enter!

Last week, I announced a short story competition to celebrate the paperback launch of my book, A Walk in the Woods. If you haven’t entered yet, don’t worry; you have until the 14th February. The competition is to write a … Continue reading

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The Writers Bureau Short Story Competition is open for entries. Prizes: 1st: £300 2nd: 200 3rd: £100 4th: £50 All winners will also receive a Writers Bureau Course of their choice, worth over £374 Entry fee: £5 per story. Members … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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My first market of the year for you is a short story contest. The Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition is open to writers worldwide. The word limit is 2000 words. Here is some information on the prizes: 1st: £1,000 … Continue reading

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You’ve got plenty of time for this week’s market – the closing date for The Writers’ and Artists’ Short Story Competition is 13th February 2020. Stories are invited on any theme, up to 2000 words. The competition is free to … Continue reading

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