Thursday, April 25, 2013

Competition News

Just a quick note to mention that the Writers Bureau Short Story competition is open for entries. Prizes range from £500 (1st) to £100 (4th) for short stories of up to 2,000 words. The closing date is 30th June, and the entry fee is £5/$8/€6. For full rules and details visit, or download an entry form at

Also, the writers' group I go to, Wrekin Writers, are accepting short story entries into their Doris Gooderson Short Story competition. Entries should be no longer than 1200 words, and prizes range from £150 (1st) to £40 (3rd). Entry fee is £3 per story. Any profits from the competition this year will go to the Severn Hospice. For more information, visit:

Good luck!