We are delighted to announce the Greenacre Writers Short Story Competition
Closing Date: Monday 20 October 2014 (midnight GMT)
Word Count: Maximum 1000 words on any subject.
Prizes: First Place – £45; Second Place – £20; Third Place – £10
Entry fee: £4.00
Story length – maximum 1000 words.
The story can be written on any theme or in any genre.
Stories must be written in English.
Please write it in an easily read font such as Ariel 12pt.
Send your story by email, as an attachment, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Put ‘Story Competition’ in the subject line of the email. Please include your name and story title in the email and add your PayPal receipt number as well. (If you are unable to pay by PayPal and post your entry to: Greenacre Writers, 25 Chislehurst Avenue, London N12 0HU)
Pay the £4 entry fee via PayPal using the button above. You may enter more than one story but each entry costs £4.
We will email confirmation that we have received your entry and PayPal payment.
We will publish a longlist of 25 and a shortlist of the best 10 stories as well as naming the prizewinners.
The winning story will be published on our website but the copyright remains with the author. We are happy to put a link to your blog, website or email with your winning entry if you wish.
The shortlist and winner will be announced on this website by 31 October 2014.
Click here for the RULES
All stories will be read and judged by Greenacre Writers. They have a mixture of backgrounds in publishing and teaching, as well as qualifications – Writing MA.