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Descriptive Fiction Writing Competition – April 2016

Descriptive Fiction Competition

Ready to Take Up the Challenge?

1st Prize: £500

2nd Prize: £300

3rd Prize: £200

4th Prize: £100

Closing date: 30th April 2016

Entry fee: £3.50 or FREE to Write, Learn and Publish members

Feeling a little creative? Why not enter our brand new Descriptive Fiction Writing Competition? To be in with a chance of winning, create a short story that is beautifully descriptive. You don’t need to use the photo depicted here unless you wish to but do ensure that your story has strong descriptive elements throughout. You have just 1000 words or less. Your story must also be unique and previously unpublished.

Note: We are still looking for a complete story but you must bring it to life and paint vibrant scenes with words.  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 1000 including the title

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:

Please mark the email subject line with the name of the competition i.e. Descriptive Fiction April 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.

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