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Writing Magazine usually have themed competitions, but the first one of 2018 sees an open competition. Apart from the lack of a theme, all the usual rules apply: Word Count: Between 1500-1700 words Prizes: 1st: £200 plus publication in the … Continue reading

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The Atlantis Short Story Competition is an international one with short stories accepted from all around the world. Entries between 300 and 2500 words are accepted. There is a regular closing date of February 25th 2018. 10% discount for early … Continue reading

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The Reader’s Digest 100-word short story competition is back! With a first prize of £1000, it’s a competition that’s certainly worth an entry. What’s more, it’s free to enter. There are three categories – one adult category and two for … Continue reading

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You have a couple of weeks to get your entry in for The Writers Bureau Short Story Competition. The closing date is 31st March 2017. Here are some details for you: Prizes: 1st: £300 2nd: £200 3rd: £100 4th: £50 … Continue reading

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If you like entering short story competitions with a theme, then the HG Wells Short Story Competition might be the one for you. Entries of between 1500-5000 words are required on the theme of space. The closing date is 17th … Continue reading

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I hope you’ve all had a restful Easter break and that the Easter bunny was good to you. Now, if you’re feeling a little sluggish after indulging in too much chocolate and/or hot cross buns, why not get your mind … Continue reading

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This week’s market comes courtesy of the wonderful Sacha Black. She’s spotted an excellent competition that’s a must enter. It’s the ‘Stephen King – The Bazaar of Bad Dreams competition’. The competition is calling for entries for a fiction story … Continue reading

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