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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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The Fish Short Story Prize is accepting entries for short stories of up to 5000 words. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: €3,000 plus a five-day Short Story Workshop at the West Cork Literary Festival 2nd: A … Continue reading

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Writing Magazine are holding their 500-word flash fiction competition. There’s no theme, so you can choose your subject, but you don’t have long – the closing date is 15th November 2019. Visit the competition page for the rules and to … Continue reading

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Fancy trying something a bit different? Then why not enter the Weird Christmas Flash Fiction Contest? The closing date is 2nd November 2019. ‘It should be weird or strange or odd. It can be “Haha!” weird or “Oh, Jesus, no!” … Continue reading

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1000 Word Challenge This is a themed competition for stories up to 1000 words. The current theme is Strangers. The closing date is 30th November 2019. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: £150 2nd: £75 3rd: £50 … Continue reading

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Entering a writing competition? Here are a few tips to ensure your entry is on the shortlist: A judge wants to read something unexpected, exciting and compelling so think outside the box. Make sure your story isn’t over the word … Continue reading

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Fly on the Wall Press is looking for submissions of collections of poetry, as well as collections of flash fiction/short stories and individual short stories. The closing date is 15th November 2019. What are they looking for? Writers who have … Continue reading

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