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The Great Escape Writing Competition

Writing Competition

1st Prize: £500.00

2nd Prize: £300.00

3rd Prize: £200.00

Closing date: January 31st 2017

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

Ready to escape from the mundane creatively? Take a look at our photo and let your imagination run riot. We want you to create a story about a great escape and the theme is wide open. Make your story dramatic, action-packed and compelling, it can be as imaginative as you like. Just ensure that your story has a maximum of 1000 words so choose your starting point carefully. 


You must be aged 18 or over

Open to writers worldwide

 Maximum word count is 1000 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Submissions must be original and previously unpublished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.

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

[email protected]



Please note: We allow up to 11 weeks from the closing date to judge, award and publish the results. We only publish the overall winning submission so that submissions can be published elsewhere.

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