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Dark and Compelling Fiction Challenge

Here’s something a little bit different and you need to sign up quickly if interested…

Writing challenge

1st Prize: £300

2nd Prize: £200

3rd Prize: £150

4th Prize: £100

Starts: Saturday 9th September and finishes Friday 15th September 2017.

Entry fee: £5.00 per submission or FREE to Write, Learn and Publish members

Ready for a creative challenge? We have one with a difference and with over £700 of prizes, you could soon be in the money. All you need to do is sign up for our Dark and Compelling Challenge and on Saturday 9th, we will send out all the ideas and clues  you need to get you started. After that, it’s up to you.

You have a full 7-days in which to complete your submission. We provide you with lots of tips, suggestions and complex ideas and you must craft a dark and compelling story that is riveting from the very first word. The emphasis here will be on capturing the darker side of life but full details will be sent out in due course.

Tip: We suggest thinking over a multitude of ideas before crafting the final story and this will strengthen your submission.


Submissions open to writers worldwide

Free entry to Write, Learn and Publish members

Submissions must be in English

Full rules and challenge details will be sent out on Saturday 9th September

Sign up quickly and you will receive confirmation of entry.

Please note, if you require us to send your details to an alternate email than your PayPal email, please contact us here with details: [email protected]

Sign up today and pay £5.00. If you are a Write, Learn and Publish member, send us an email and we will add to you to the challenge.


Want to add feedback to your entry fee? Pay £8.50 (includes £5.00 entry fee) Click on the PayPal button below:

Write, Learn and Publish members can pay £3.50 here for feedback on their submissions.

Please note that feedback is completed following the judging process and prizes + feedback will be awarded by December 1st 2017.

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