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Markets For Writers

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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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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Markets For Writers

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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Markets For Writers

Do you enjoy writing dialogue? Then why not write a story that’s dialogue-only? This is the requirement for one of Writing Magazine‘s latest competitions. ‘No attribution, no description – just tell us what was said. You’ll need to use all … Continue reading

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