|From The Short Story Website|
The Short Story competition is now
open. Interested writers can send submissions. Deadline for submissions is September
Awards/Prizes: First prize: £300; Second prize: £150; Third prize: £50
You are advised to read the guidelines
carefully to avoid disqualification.
Stories must be original and previously
unpublished. Word count must be between 1,000-5,000 words. Entries should be sent
as Word doc or pdf attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preferable font size: 12 point; font
type: Times New Roman or Arial. No fancy fonts please. Poetry, novel chapters,
sci-fi, fantasy and stories for children are not allowed.
Remember to put your name, email address
and telephone number at the footer of each page. Page numbers are very important.
Make sure each page is properly numbered.
Each person is allowed to submit
only one story. Simultaneous submissions are not allowed..
The competition is only open to
people over the age of 18.
Winning stories from the 2011 edition can be found HERE
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