Category Archives: Competitions

Ruth Rendell Short Story Competition

Run in aid of Interact Stroke Support, the competition is for stories of up to 1000 words in any genre.

There is a £15 entry fee.
This year’s judge is Lynda La Plante.
Online and postal entries accepted.
Closing date 29th October 2015.

Further details @

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Posted by on July 14, 2015 in Competitions


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‘Must post opportunities in a more timely manner, must post opportunities in a more timely manner,’ I chant to myself now! So…

A free Creative Writing workshop for writers aged 55+ is available at Harborough Museum on June 2nd (run by Centre for New Writing, University of Leicester on the theme of shoe making!) !

Publisher Scholastic and Italian maker of luxury writing instruments Montegrappa, in association with literary agency LBA Books, The London Book Fair (LBF) and The Independent newspaper… phew that’s a lot of sponsors… have created a new competition to find brilliant new children’s authors see… deadline 2nd June.

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Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Competitions, Fiction, General


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The winner takes it all…

The Mslexia short story competition is open for submissions:

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Posted by on January 24, 2014 in Competitions


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