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The Phone Call Writing Competition

The Phone Call Writing Contest1st Prize: £200.00

2nd Prize: £175.00

3rd Prize: £100.00

Entry fee: £3.00 or FREE to Write, Learn and Publish members

Closing date: September 30th 2017

In this competition, you have just 600 words or less. Take a look at the photo and create a short story around a phone conversation. Use the character depicted in the photo but the phone call or the resulting plot can lead you in any direction you so choose. You only have up to 600 words in which to impress us so, jump straight into the story, there’s no time for a build-up.  We welcome creative interpretations of the theme.

Check out the rules:

Submissions must be original and previously unpublished

Submissions must adhere to the word count. 600 words maximum not including the title The Phone Call

Submissions must be in English

Submissions are welcome from writers worldwide but writers must be aged 18 and over to win a cash prize

Submissions must be received on or before the closing date

Multiple submissions are welcome providing the correct payment is made via PayPal

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Note: We endeavor to judge, award and announce the winner within a 14 week time-frame following the closing date, sometimes, we are able to announce sooner and at other times, it takes longer. This is dependent on the number of submissions and the quality of work. Also, word count naturally plays a part in the judging process. Where there are delays, we will announce in our Facebook group and in the FREE Creative Competitor News! Please join us and we will keep you informed.  Entry implies acceptance to these rules.

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