Friday 2 October 2020
Cracked Anvil Flash Fiction Competition
Our BRAND NEW quarterly flash fiction competition is coming soon! The first competition will open on 1st September 2020, with the first deadline being 30th November 2020.
The competition is open to any theme or genre, and your story must be a maximum of 500 words (not including the title). Closing dates are:
28th (or 29th) February
You can enter up to two stories in each quarterly competition.
Entry fees: £3 for ONE story, or £5 for TWO stories
1st – £100
2nd – £25
both entries will also be published on our website
We may also publish a selection of highly commended entries on this website. Future anthologies will also be considered, published by Cranked Anvil Press, in which a selection of short- and long-listed stories from each competition will be published.
The results will be announced here (and in our social media) within six weeks of the closing dates.
Please ensure you read our rules for condition of entry.
Go to the entry page to pay your entry fee and enter the competition.
Good luck! – We look forward to reading your stories.
Entries are now invited for the Anthology Poetry Award. Established to recognise and encourage excellence in the craft of poetry writing a...
Short story contest Want to see YOUR story published in Writers’ Forum? Three great prizes every issue 1st £300 2nd £150 3rd £100 All ty...
Good Housekeeping Magazine New Writing Contest: "All About Love" #writing #writingcopetitions #writingcontests #competitions #contestsGood Housekeeping Magazine New Writing Contest HOW IT WORKS Starting June 1, 2014, email your story of 2,500 to 3,000 words to lovesto...
THE DRAPERS GUILD SHORT STORY CONTEST In order to promote a wide audience for literature and encourage fine writing, the Drapers G...