Friday 16 January 2015

First Line short story competition #Writing #contests #competitions

Closing Date: 12/02/2015

She walked the streets, not knowing where to go or what to do.

Tell us what happens next, or flashback to the events leading up to this first line in this month's short story competition

How To Enter:

This is the competition in which we suggest the first line of a story and invite you to write the rest of the story (in 1,500-1,700 words). This year your first line is: She walked the streets, not knowing where to go or what to do.
Clearly your character here has a problem, but what that problem is and how she resolves it (if she does) is up to you to sort out as your write the rest of the story.

Entry Price: £5.00

Subscriber Price: £3.00

By entering this competition you agree to these Terms and Conditions
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Entry is open to any writer and entries must be the original and unpublished work of the entrant which is not currently submitted for publication nor for any other competition or award.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 £5 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

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