OPEN SHORT STORY COMPETITION
CLOSING 31st MAY
1st PRIZE: £100
2 RUNNERS-UP: £25 each
ENTRY FEE: £4 per story
(3 entries for £10)
Optional critique £5
For short stories, any genre, up to 2,000 words
must be the original work of the entrant
must be in English
must not exceed 2000 words.
no limit on the number of entries, provided the correct fee is sent
results will be posted on the website after eight weeks
winning entries will be posted on the website after the announcement of the results.
critiques will be e-mailed after the competition has closed - if hard copy preferred, please enclose SAE.
E-mail entries (preferred)
send in the body of the e-mail only, no attachments. Put 'All Write Competition Entry' in subject line.
include - Author's name, address, e-mail address, title of story and approximate word count.
entries must be received by midnight on 31 May 2009
A4, 12-point minimum, double spaced.
no entry form - please include title page giving: title, author's name, address and (optional) telephone number, and word count to nearest 50
entries must be postmarked 30th May 2009
Please ensure all entries bear correct postage - anything undelivered due to insufficient postage WILL NOT BE COLLECTED. (As A4 envelopes incurred the higher rate, suggest folding MSS to fit A5)
- E-mail entries - payment may be made using Paypal, or by cheque (sterling only) sent to address below, stating author's name and title of story. Stories will be entered into the competition as soon as payment is received.
- Postal entries - by cheque (sterling only) covering entry fee and critique if required, made out to Elizabeth M Green.
- Send to: 96, Dryden Road, Leyfields, Tamworth, Staffs. B79 8HP