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The Writer Creative Writing Competition

Writing Competition

1st Prize: £500.00

2nd Prize: £300.00

3rd Prize: £200.00

Closing date: April 10th 2017

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

The advice is always to write about what you know, right? So what could be better than to craft a story around a writer? The theme is open to interpretation. Make it amusing, serious, contemplative or mysterious. We don’t mind. Just bring your main character to life.  You don’t have to use the photo depicted here if you prefer to craft a character of your own making. Just make sure that your character is larger than life and your story is unique and an enjoyable read. You have 1200 words or less including the title – which should be The Writer.

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Submissions must be original and previously unpublished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:

[email protected]

Please allow 12-16 weeks to judge, award and publish. Note we only publish the ultimate winning submission. Entry implies acceptance to these rules.

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