1st Prize: £500
2nd Prize: £300
3rd Prize: £200
4th Prize: £100
Closing date: 31st January 2016
Entry fee: £3.50 or FREE to Write, Learn and Publish members
Feeling a little creative? Why not enter our brand new Flash Fiction creative writing competition? This year, we have decided to provide one fantastic writing competition a month and have increased the prize money so now you have even more chances of winning a fabulous cash prize.
To be in with a chance of winning, take a look at the photo above and craft a story around the scene in just 700 words or less. Your story must be unique and previously unpublished, plus, with a limited word count, you must have a very definite idea of your plot. Follow the rules carefully and you could be one of our proud winners.
You must be aged 18 or over
Open to writers worldwide
Maximum word count is 700 including the title
Must be unpublished and an original work of fiction
You may enter multiple submissions providing the correct fees are paid
You must enter on or before the closing date
Submissions must be written in English
We welcome imaginative interpretations of the theme
Submissions must be added to the body of the email (unless otherwise specified) and sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please mark the email subject line with the name of the competition i.e. Flash Fiction January 2016
If you are a Write, Learn and Publish member, you are entitled to enter for free, please mark the subject line with your membership number.
Payment must be made via PayPal. Please add the PayPal transaction reference number (given once payment is made) to your email. Alternatively, please include the PayPal email associated with the payment as this helps us to speed up the process.
Please note that we only publish the overall winning submission as this enables all other submissions to be submitted elsewhere. Copyright remains with the author.
We allow 12 weeks from the competition closing date to award, announce and publish the winning entry.