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Children’s Book Writing Competition

Gransnet – the slightly creaky older version of Mumsnet – is out to discover a new children’s author. The competition They are looking for books for  children aged between 3 … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · 4 Comments

International short story competition

Le me be frank, the prizes on offer in the Willesden Herald short story competition won’t raise your blood pressure. 1st prize is a one-off Willesden Herald mug inscribed “The … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · 17 Comments

A writing competition about England’s future

The website England’s Future History is looking for short stories between 500 and 3000 words set in England at any point in the future. The organisers are clear what they … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · 17 Comments

Write a chilling ghost story…international competition and publishing opportunity

The Fiction Desk publish an anthology series dedicated to new short fiction, with volumes published in January, May and September. Individual books are available for £9.99, either from their website … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 4 Comments