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100 Words Writing Competition – January 2017 Closed

writing competition

1st Prize: £200.00

2nd Prize: £150.00

3rd Prize: £100.00

Closing date: January 7th 2017

Entry fees: £2.50 or FREE to Creative Competitor Write, Learn and Publish members

Ready for a gentle start to your creative writing pursuits after the holiday festivities? Why not enter our wonderful new 100 words writing competition and make every word count? The theme is…

By the light of the moon

You have just one hundred words to bring this theme to life and craft a compelling short story that makes us hooked from the opening word. Be as creative as you like but with only one hundred words, make sure you start at the right point. Read the rules before submitting. 

Submissions must be in English

Submissions must be sent in the body of the email (no attachments) and the subject line marked with By the light of the moon competition.  Write, Learn and Publish members please add your membership number to the subject line also. 

Word count: 100. The title must remain as By the Light of the Moon and will not be part of the word count. 

Submissions must be original and previously unpublished

To receive a cash prize, you must be over the age of 18.

You may enter more than once providing the appropriate entry fees are paid. We only accept PayPal at this time.

Please add the PayPal reference number to the email as this helps to speed up the administrative process.

If you have any questions, please email us at: [email protected]

When you are ready to submit, send to: [email protected]

Make your payment here:



Please note that we allow up to 11 weeks to judge, award and publish the winning submissions. Note; we only publish the overall winner to allow other winners to try to place their submissions elsewhere.

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