Sunday, 23 March 2014

750 word short story competition



There is a first prize of £200 for the winning story which will be published in Writing Magazine and in our Competitions Showcase. There is also a runner-up prize of £50 with publication in our Competitions Showcase.

How To Enter:

You have a completely open brief – your story can be on any subject or in any genre. All we ask is that you keep to the 750-word limit.

Entry Price: £4.00

MORE INFORMATION AND ENTRY HERE.

1. Eligibility
Entry is open to any writer and entries must be the original and unpublished work of the entrant which is not currently submitted for publication nor for any other competition or award. There is no limit to number of entries. Entrants retain copyright in their manuscripts.

2. Entry Fees
Fee for each entry is £4 BUT ONLY £3 for subscribers to Writing Magazine.

3. Manuscripts
Manuscripts can be uploaded in pdf, doc, docx and txt formats.
Short story manuscripts - please layout your entry in double spacing with a front page stating your name, address, phone number and email address. Please also state story title and word count.
Poetry manuscripts - please layout your poems in single spacing with double spacing between stanzas, on single pages of your file, with a front page giving your name, address, daytime telephone number and email address.

4. Competition Judging
Competition judges will be appointed by the competitions manager of Writing Magazine and their decision will be final, with no correspondence being entered into.

5. Notification
Winners will be notified within two months of closing date after which date unplaced entries may be submitted elsewhere. Winning entries may not be submitted elsewhere for twelve months after that date without permission of Writing Magazine who retain the right to publish winning entries in any form during those twelve months.

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