Family Secrets Writing Competition

1st Prize: £150.00

2nd Prize: £100.00

3rd Prize: £75.00

Closing date: 10th July 2012

Entry Fee: £3.00 or FREE to Premier1 Members

Using the photo for inspiration, write a story around the couple and create a family secret. You have only 1200 words excluding the title  in which to wow us with your creativity so don’t waste a word.  All entries must be in English and be unique and previously unpublished.

We would prefer to receive your entries by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk

Please add the title of the competition to the subject line and paste your entry into the body of the email.

It can take some while to judge all of the entries that we receive so entry into this competition implies acceptance to this condition.

 

 

 

 

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The Text Message Writing Competition

 1st Prize: £75.00

2nd Prize: £50.00

3rd Prize: 3  Months Premier1 Membership

Closing date: June 30th 2012

Entry fee: £2.00 or FREE to Premier1 Members

To win any of our great prizes, all you have to do is to interpret the photo and create a text message in less than fifty words. You can be as creative as you like. Surprise us, shock us or simply impress us.

Please do not use ‘text speak’.

Your entry must be unique and previously unpublished. All submissions must be written in English.

We prefer entries to be made by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk. Please paste within the body of the email and ensure that you put the competition title in the subject line.

All submissions must be supported by the correct entry fee, Premier1 members can enter any or all of our writing competitions for free.

Please note: It can take some time for us to complete the judging process so entry implies acceptance to this rule.

You must be 18 years of age or older to enter this writing competition.

Keen to get started? Pay your entry fee here:

 

 

 

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Young Adult Fiction Contest

1st Prize:£200.00

2nd Prize:£150.00

3rd Prize: £100.00

Closing date: June 12th 2012

Entry Fee: £3.50 Free to Creative Competitor Premier1 Members

To win any one of our three fantastic prizes, simply create the opening page to  a young adult fiction story and send to us. There is no set word count but please note that your entry must fit onto one A4 page including the title.

Now remember that this story is aimed at the young adult market, so consider your terminology and style.

Your entry must be unique and previously unpublished. All submissions must be written in English.

We prefer entries to be made by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk. Please paste within the body of the email and ensure that you put the competition title in the subject line.

All submissions must be supported by the correct entry fee, Premier1 members can enter any or all of our writing competitions for free.

Please note: It can take some time for us to complete the judging process so entry implies acceptance to this rule.

Must be 18+ to enter this competition.

Cheque payments can be made in euros to Annette Young but we prefer payment via PayPal where possible by using the PAYPAL buttons or by sending the correct fee via PayPal to the email address: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

‘The Suitcase’ Fiction Writing Competition

1st Prize:£200.00

2nd Prize:£150.00

3rd Prize: £100.00

4th Prize: £75.00

Closing date: May 25th 2012

Entry Fee: £4.00 Free to Creative Competitor Premier1 Members

To stand any chance of winning any one of our fantastic cash prizes, simply craft a story around this suitcase and use your creative skills to conjure up an imaginative and excitingly written original work of fiction.

Stories must be unique and previously unpublished.

Word count is 1500. Excluding the title.

All submissions must be written in English.

We prefer entries to be made by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk. Please paste within the body of the email and ensure that you put the competition title in the subject line.

All submissions must be supported by the correct entry fee, Premier1 members can enter any or all of our writing competitions for free.

Please note: It can take some time for us to complete the judging process so entry implies acceptance to this rule.

Cheque payments can be made in euros to Annette Young but we prefer payment via PayPal where possible.

 

 

Simple Pleasures Poetry Competition

1st Prize: £100

2nd Prize: £75

3rd Prize: £50

Closing date: 5th May 2012

Entry fee: £2.50 or free to Premier1 members

If you enjoy writing poetry, then why not enter our fantastic new poetry competition with some great cash prizes and publication online. To be in with a chance of winning, all you need to do is to create a poem that perfectly interprets our theme. Poems must have a  maximum of 20 lines.

All poems must be original and previously unpublished.

You may enter as many poems as you like however you must ensure that the correct payment is sent. If you are in Europe, you can make your payment by cheque and in euros if preferred. Please follow the instructions here. Otherwise, payment must be made by PayPal by clicking on the link.

Please send your completed poem(s) to info@creative-competitor.co.uk and add Simple Pleasures Poetry Competition to the subject line. If you are a Premier1 Member, please also add your membership number to the subject line.

We prefer submissions to be pasted into the body of the email.

 

Please note that it can take some time for competitions to be judged and winners to be announced and your entry into this competition, implies acceptance to this rule.

Man on the Train Writing Competition

1st Prize: 150.00

2nd Prize:£100.00

3rd Prize: £75.00

4th Prize: 3 months Creative Competitor Premier1 membership

Closing Date: 7th April 2012

Entry fee: £3.00

Are you a Creative Competitor Premier1 Member? You can enter for free.

Using the photo for inspiration, create a story that depicts a man on a journey by train, but a journey to where? What happens to him en-route? Who does he meet? What happens when he reaches his destination? We welcome creative interpretations of the theme and your completed submission must be received on or by the 7th April 2012.

You have up to 2000 words including the title and your submission must be original and previously unpublished.

Please send your submission by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk and write the competition title in the subject line.

If you fancy winning £150, then pay your entry fee today and submit your entry as soon as you are ready.

 

 

Please note that it does take time to read and re-view each and every competition submission, so please be patient. Winners are announced on the website and in the free weekly newsletter. We publish only the overall winning submission which means that the other prize winners and those who are not successful are free to enter their work into other competitions.

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What Happens Next? Writing Competition

1st Prize: £150.00

2nd Prize: £100.00

3rd Prize: £75.00

4th Prize; 3 months Creative Competitor Premier1 membership

Entry fee: £3.00

Are you a Creative Competitor Premier1 member? Enter for free.

Closing date: 31st March 2012

Using the photo for creative inspiration, your story must be about a man in a library who chooses a book that changes his life. What the book is and why it has such an effect on him is up to you. The story must evolve and can be emotional, action-packed, mysterious or indeed take any direction that you like. Just make sure that it is powerfully written and interprets the theme creatively.

You have up to 2000 words in which to write your story including the title.

Submissions must be original and previously unpublished.

We prefer you to make your submissions by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk and ensure that you add the competition title in the subject line.

Please note that it can take some time to read and re-view all submissions and so entry into this competition implies acceptance to this condition and to the above rules.

Fancy winning up to £150.00? Pay your entry fee now and send your submission through when ready.

 

We publish the overall winning entry only and this means that all other submissions can be placed elsewhere or entered into other competitions. This includes the additional prize winners.

 

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500 Word Fiction Writing Contest

1st Prize; £100.00

2nd Prize: £75.00

3rd Prize: £50.00

Closing date; March 15th 2012

Entry fee: £3.00 or free if you are a Creative Competitor Premier1 member

Using the photo for inspiration, create a compelling story that make us hang onto every word.

You can be completely creative with your interpretation  but you must include all three characters in some way. Entries must be completely original and previously unpublished.

You have a maximum of 500 words including the title so make sure that you use each word wisely.

We prefer submissions by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk

We publish the winning story only allowing the other prize winners to re-use their entry if they so wish.

Note: It can take us some time to judge our writing contests as we read and review each and every one, so we appreciate your patience  in this matter. Entry into this competition implies acceptance to these terms.

 

Twist In The Tale Writing Competition

1st Prize: £200

2nd Prize: £150

3rd Prize: £100

4th Prize: e-Coaching Session

5th Prize: 3 Creative Competitor Months Premier1 membership

Closing Date: March 3rd 2012

Entry fee: £3.50 or free to Premier1 Members

Can you craft a story that contains a unique twist at the end? If yes, you have just 1500 words to enthrall and surprise us.

All we ask is that your story is original and previously unpublished. It can be on any subject or written in any style.

We prefer your entry to be emailed and for you to write the title of the competition in the email subject line: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

Please note that it can take some time to review each and every submission so we thank you in advance for your patience.

Flash Fiction Writing Competition

1st Prize: £150.00
2nd Prize: £100.00
3rd Prize:£75.00
4th Prize: £50.00
5th Prize: 3 months Creative Competitor Premier1 Membership
Closing date: February 10th 2012
Entry fee: £3.50 or free to  Creative Competitor Premier1 members
Become inspired by the photo and create a compelling story in 1200 words or less. (Excluding the title).
Submissions must be original and previously unpublished.
We prefer submissions by email info@creative-competitor.co.uk
Please write the name of the competition in the email subject line.

Note: It can take some time to review all of the submissions and to make a final decision. Entry to this competition implies acceptance to this and to all of our rules.

We only publish the overall winning entry which means that those who do not scoop the top prize are able to submit to other competitions.
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Descriptive Poetry Competition

1st Prize: £100

2nd Prize: £75

3rd Prize: £50

Entry fee: £2.50 (free to Creative Competitor Premier1 members)

Closing date: January 31st 2012

Using the photo for inspiration, create a poem that brings the scene alive.

You have a maximum of 20 lines.

Poems must be original and previously unpublished. Creative interpretation welcome.

We prefer submissions to be made by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk

 

Please add the poetry title to the email subject line and remember to include an alternative email address if required.

Note: It can take some time to review all of the entries, so we thank you in advance for your patience.

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New Year Moods Poetry Competition

1st Prize:£75.00
2nd Prize:£50.00

Closing date: January 5th 2012

Entry Fee: £2.00 or free to Creative Competitor Premier1 Members

Approaching a New Year can be a time of wonder for the experiences to come and yet, the New Year is also a time of reflection. Send us your interpretation of the New Year by writing a poem that captures the true essence of your feelings.
Maximum 20 lines
Must be original and previously unpublished.
We prefer submissions by email to info@creative-competitor.co.uk please mark New Year Moods Comp in the subject line.

Premier1 Members please write your membership number in the subject line too.

We welcome submissions from writers worldwide.

It can take some time to judge all of the submissions so please bear this in mind when entering. Entry into this competition implies acceptance to the rules.

Running Late Writing Competition

1st Prize: £200.00

2nd Prize: £150.00

3rd Prize: £100.00

4th Prize: £75.00

5th Prize: The Busy Writer Course

6th Prize: Premier1 Membership  x 3 months

Closing date: December 1st 2011

Entry fee: £3.50

Fancy winning yourself an early Christmas present? How does our top prize of £200 sound? All you have to do to win any of our fantasticwriting competition prizes is to write a story relating to our theme ‘Running Late’. How you interpret the theme is entirely up to you but we are looking for well-written, creative entries where the story is bought to life by your story-telling skills.

You have 1500 words (excluding the title) but do make sure that you adhere to the wordcount.

All entries must be original and previously unpublished.

Entries must be written in English but we welcome submissions from writers worldwide.

We prefer submissions to be made via email (within the body of the email) to info@creative-competitor.co.uk Please write the competition title i.e. Running Late Competition in the subject line.

Note: It can take some time to review and judge submissions received and we thank you in advance for your patience.

Flash Fiction- 300 Word Challenge

1st Prize: £100

2nd Prize: £50

Closing date: 25th November 2011

Entry fee: £2.00

Write a story around the woman in the photo.  You can be as creative as you like with your interpretation of the image but you only have 300 words (excluding the title) to impress us. So do make every word count.

Your entry must be original and previously unpublished.

We prefer submissions to be emailed to us at info@creative-competitor.co.uk Please remember to write Flash Fiction 300 Word Challenge in the subject line.Tip: Check your entry thoroughly before submitting.

Please pay your entry fee online by using PayPal. If you wish to send your entry to us by post, please note the change of address.

It can take time to review and judge submissions received as we read each and every entry. We appreciate your patience whilst entries are judged.

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Suspenseful Fiction Writing Competition

1st Prize: £300

2nd Prize: £200

3rd Prize:£100

Closing date: 20th September 2011

Entry fee: £4.00

He had been watching her for months. Checking out her behaviours, monitoring her movements until now, he felt he knew her almost as well as she knew herself. It hadn’t been easy breaking into her circle whilst hiding in the shadows retaining anonymity but now he was almost ready to make his move….

The key to winning this competition is to engage the reader with suspenseful intent. Build up the tension and keep us hanging onto every word. You have 2000 words in which to create your masterpiece of drama excluding the title. (Please note that the sentence provided does not have to form part of your submission but should be pasted above your opening paragraphs as your starting point). Remember that all submissions must be previously unpublished and original.

Please check your submission carefully for errors and then email to: info@creative-competitor.co.uk and mark Suspenseful Fiction in the subject line. No attachments. Please paste your submission into the body of the email.

UK residents may submit their entry by post andpay by cheque.

We publish the winning submission only.

Summer Ghost Story Writing Competition

1st Prize: £300

2nd Prize: £200

3rd Prize: £100

4th Prize: £50

5th Prize: Critique of story of choice.

6th Prize: Premier 1 Membership (3 months) providing unlimited entry into any Creative Competitor writing competition and the free Write to be Published newsletter.

Closing Date: 18th August 2011

Entry Fee: £5.00 or £6.00 (if you wish to receive individual feedback).

Ghost stories often depict cold wintry scenes and creepy old houses, but your ghost story is set to take place in the summer months. The rest of the theme is entirely open to interpretation, but your story must be original and previously unpublished.

Maximum word count is 1500 so please ensure your entry adheres to this rule. LIne spacing 1.5 or 2 x and font style Ariel orTimes New Roman is preferred if submitting by post. Please also spell check prior to submitting.

When you are happy with your entry, email it to info@creative-competitor.co.uk and type Summer Ghost Competition in the subject field.

Or use the PAYPAL Button below to pay for the competition entry plus personal feedback on your submission. (Please note that his is not a full critique but relates to the competition and individual entry only).

Winter Ghost Story Competition

Closing Soon…..

1st Prize: £500.00

2nd Prize: £200.00

3rd Prize: £150.00

4th Prize: Flash Fiction Writing Course

Closing Date: 21st November 2010

Entry fee: £5.00 or free to Premier 1 Members

Conjure up a creepy winter ghost story and you could win a fantastic prize and publication. The winner will be published in the Creative Competitor weekly newsletter and on the website. The competition is also being supported by new paranormal website- The Ghost Hunter and so the winning entry will also be published at www.theghosthunter.org

The theme is open to interpretation but the essence must be paranormal.

Please ensure that your story has been edited and spell -checked

Want to enter? Click here for details of how to submit your entry