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The Big Issue Crime Writing Competition is certainly worth an entry. Why? Well, with a prize of a two-book publishing contract under the Avon Books UK imprint by HarperCollins, why wouldn’t you want to enter?! They’re looking for a 100-word … Continue reading

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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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Entering a short story competition? Think outside the box. When I ran my last short story competition, a lot of entries focused on death and an apocalyptic world. Jot down several ideas. The first few will probably be themes a … Continue reading

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How would you like to win £20,000? If you would, then you’ll need to publish a book with Kindle Direct Publishing – and it’ll need to be published between 1st May 2019 and 31st August 2019. Here’s some information from … Continue reading

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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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Most of you know I have a soft spot for flash fiction. Here’s a competition for those of you who also enjoy a bit of flash: The Irish Writers Centre is holding a flash fiction competition of up to 400 … Continue reading

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The Fish Publishing Flash Fiction Prize is open for entries. Here is some information for you: Word Limit: 300 Closing date: 28th February 2019 Entry Fee: €14 (€8 subsequent entries) Prizes: The ten winning stories will be published in the  FISH … Continue reading

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