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Grindstone Literary Company have lots of writing competitions to enter, from short story writing, to poetry, to novels. Here’s what they have to say about themselves: ‘Grindstone is more than just a competitions website – we’re a writing community. We … Continue reading

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Have you entered a writing competition recently and not come anywhere? You’re not alone. I remember that sinking feeling, when I clicked on a link to the shortlisted entries and my name wasn’t among those on the list. But I … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

You still have time to enter The Writers Bureau’s 2019 Short Story Competition (well, only just as the closing date is Sunday!) Here is a reminder of the details: Prizes: 1st: £300 2nd: £200 3rd: £100 4th: £50 Plus all … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Do you enjoy writing about strong characters? Then the Character-driven Short Story Competition being held by Writing Magazine may be just what you’re looking for. Here’s a bit more about it: ‘Hero or anti-hero, do-er or dreamer, cool or clownish, … Continue reading

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The Writers Bureau Short Story Competition 2019 is now open for entries. Details are as follows: Prizes: 1st: £300 2nd: £200 3rd: £100 4th: £50 Plus all winners receive a Writers Bureau course of their choice (worth over £374). Entry … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Writing Magazine are holding their annual Open Short Story Competition. So the choice of subject to write about is yours! Here are some more details: Prizes: 1st: £200, plus publication in the magazine 2nd: £50, plus publication on the website … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Who doesn’t love a twist-in-the-tale? If crafting a clever twist at the end of a story is your thing, then get creating! Writing Magazine are holding a Twist Short Story Competition. The closing date is 15th December 2018. Here is … Continue reading

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