1st Prize: £500.00
2nd Prize: £300.00
3rd Prize: £200.00
Closing date: May 5th 2017
Entry fee: £3.50 or FREE to Write, Learn and Publish members
The theme for this creative writing competition is challenge. One of your characters is being challenged or is setting a challenge – but why? That’s up to you. Just make it a solid read and draw us into the story. Make it amusing, serious, contemplative or mysterious, we don’t mind. Just bring your characters to life. You don’t have to use the photo depicted here. The challenge within your story can be about anything at all.
You have 1200 words or less including the title – which should be The Challenge.
This creative writing competition has great cash prizes and publication for the overall winning submission.
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Submissions must be original and previously unpublished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:
Make your payment here – £3.50 or, if you wish to enter more than once, change the quantity on the PayPal form. If you are a Write, Learn and Publish member, enter for free. Simply email your submission directly to us.
Please allow 11-12 weeks for competition results to be announced, awarded and published. We only publish the winning submission. Entry implies acceptance to the rules.