Tuesday 12 April 2016

Kishboo Short Story Competition #seanocarolan.com #Writing #Contest #competition


Stories must be no longer than 2,000 words.

Please email your stories to: sharon@kishboo.co.uk in the body of the email, together with your name, address, and email address.
Please let me know if you publish under a different name.

Please pay the £3 entry fee via paypal. Once we have received your entry fee, we can consider your story. We will acknowledge receipt of your story and entry fee.

All details are kept confidential and will not be passed on or sold to any third parties.

Please include a brief blurb that describes your story. If you are unable to write one, we will write one for you. If your story is selected for publication, this blurb will appear in the KISHBOO magazine.

Decisions regarding stories for the KISHBOO e-magazine will be made by the editor. We are looking for entertaining work of a good standard.

We will contact writers with a result of their competition entries within 7 days of the deadline date of each competition.

The editor's decision regarding comp entries is final.

We aim to publish the best 10 to 15 stories. Which will be chosen for publication by the editor.

The decision of the first prize and runner- up prize will be decided by a public vote.

We will let winners and runner- ups know by email and details will also be announced in the following issue of KISHBOO.

We will pay UK winners via cheque or PayPal. Overseas winners will be paid via PayPay only.

We accept any genre, except erotica and children's fiction - no explicit violence and swearing please. All stories are subject to editing.

We accept entries from all around the world. However, all entries must be in English.

Writers retain copyright on their stories, however by entering the competition, you have given us automatic permission to publish your work on all digital platforms, including kindle publishing.

For more information about the competition please see the FAQ page.

In the Summer Issue #7 (published in April 2016) we aim to publish 10 to 15 stories.

The new changes to the competition entry rules are highlighted above in RED


We receive quite a lot of stories that are one long narrative.
Even if there's lots of action, dialogue helps the story come alive!

We prefer stories written in the past tense, not the present.

Keep writing!
Sharon & Keith.

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