Three cash prizes will be awarded.
- First prize: £300
- Second prize: £150
- Third prize: £50
- Please take time to read these guidelines. If you don’t, the dolly will be out of the pram before we even start to read your story. No-one wants that.
- Word limit: 1,000-5,000 (maximum).
- Email your story as a Word document or pdf.
- Font size: 12 point, Times New Roman or Arial, preferably.
- No fancy fonts.
- No poetry, novel chapters, sci-fi, fantasy or stories for children.
- Put your name, email address and telephone number at the footer of each page.
- Page numbers are important. Make sure each page is numbered consecutively.
- Submissions by email only. We do not accept snail mail or hard copies.
- Only one story allowed per person. We do not accept simultaneous submissions. Pick your best one and send it to us.
- This competition is only open to people over the age of 18.
- All submissions must be original and unpublished.
For queries/ submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org