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Searching Creative Writing Competition

writing competition

1st Prize: £500.00

2nd Prize: £300.00

3rd Prize: £200.00

Closing date: March 28th 2017

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

Ready to indulge in a little creativity? This fabulous new creative writing competition requires a compelling story all around the theme ‘Searching.’

We welcome creative interpretations of the theme – whether your story is about searching for a person or a missing item. Try to create a story that will stand out from the rest.

Make it as realistic as possible, in other words, bring it to life by crafting 3-dimensional characters, a strong story-line and ensure a consistent tone and pace. Remember – your story must keep our attention glued to the page.

This creative writing competition has great cash prizes and publication for the overall winning submission. Don’t delay, it really could be you.


You must be aged 18 or over

Open to writers worldwide

 Maximum word count is 1200 including the title

Submissions must be original and previously unpublished

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

Payment must be made via PayPal and please add the payment reference number to the email. Write, Learn and Publish members should just email their submission to us adding their unique membership number to the subject line of the email.

Submissions must be pasted into the body of the email (unless otherwise specified) and sent to:

[email protected]
Want to enter multiple times? Just change the quantity when making your payment and PayPal will do the rest.

Please allow 12-16 weeks from the closing date for competitions to be judged, awarded and published. Entry implies acceptance to the rules.

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