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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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The Writer Magazine is holding an autumn-themed competition, which has a closing date of 30th November. Interested? Then read on: Prizes: 1st: $1000 plus publication in the magazine 2nd: $500 plus publication on the website 3rd: $250 plus publication on … Continue reading

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This week’s market is for writers who like to craft a longer story. The Fish Short Story Prize has a word limit of 5000 words. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: €3,000 plus a 5-day short story … Continue reading

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Writing Magazine are holding some themed competitions on their website. The first one has the topical theme of ‘Drying Up‘. Here are some more details: Prize: 1st: £100 or a writing critique, plus publication on the website Entry fee: £5 … Continue reading

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Writing Magazine short story competitions are a regular feature in my weekly post. They have a sister magazine, Writers’ News, which is for subscribers to Writing Magazine. They also run a separate competition. The August issue has an interesting theme … Continue reading

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The Historical Writers’ Association is holding a short story competition to celebrate the works of Dorothy Dunnett. Here’s what they’re looking for: ‘Can you transport a reader into the past? Can you tell a story which will grip the reader … Continue reading

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Do you enjoy crafting a cracking crime story to be solved? Or creating chills for your reader? Then The Writing  Magazine Crime/Thriller Short Story Competition isn’t to be ignored. Here are some details for you: Prizes: 1st: £200 plus publication … Continue reading

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This week’s market is The Moth Magazine Short Story Competition. Here are some important details for you: Prizes: 1st: €3000 2nd: writing retreat 3rd: €1000 Entry fee: €12 Word limit: 5000 Closing date: 30th June 2018 Visit the competition page … Continue reading

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Christmas is on its way! Not really – though it is if you want to enter the latest Words Magazine short story competition. The theme is Christmas and the closing date is 30th June 2018. Here are some more details … Continue reading

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If you enjoy taking your readers out of this world and into another, then the Writing Magazine ‘Other Worlds’ short story competition might be worth entering. Here are the all-important details for you: Prizes: 1st: £200 plus publication in the … Continue reading

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