Sunday, 6 April 2014

SCOTTISH ARTS CLUB SHORT STORY COMPETITION



Chief Judge: Alexander McCall Smith

First Prize of £300

Presented during the Scottish Arts Club Annual Garden Party

Saturday 16 August 2014

Travel and accommodation during the Edinburgh Festival

To enable the winner to attend the award ceremony, the Scottish Arts Club will provide travel for 2 people from any UK location to Edinburgh and accommodation for 2 nights for 2 people sharing on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 August. This will allow the winner some free time to enjoy the Edinburgh Festival.

Publication of the winning story in the Scottish Arts Club Magazine
Signed copies of a novel by Alexander McCall Smith awarded to writers of the top ten stories
Top ten stories will be placed on the Scottish Arts Club website.

The Scottish Arts Club, located in Rutland Square, Edinburgh is delighted to announce our first Short Story Competition with celebrated author Alexander McCall Smith as the chief judge. Those familiar with McCall Smith’s work will know that the historic Scottish Arts Club, located in Rutland Square, has featured several of his popular novels.

During this introductory year only the first 500 entries will be accepted for the competition. All writers are therefore urged to send in their stories at the earliest opportunity. When we get close to this number we will post an alert on the front page of the Scottish Arts Club web site www.scottishartsclub.co.uk .

Stories entered for the competition do not have to be associated with Scotland. The stories must not have been previously broadcast on radio, read aloud as part of a commercial performance or published in any format including on a web site that is open to the public. Previously published and unpublished authors may submit entries.

All entrants should be over 16 years and submit stories in Microsoft WORD via email.

If you would like to enter the Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition 2014, please read carefully the terms and conditions posted here.

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