Creative Competitor Contests- Poetry, Fiction, Photo Fiction, Ghost Writing, Flash Fiction, Sci-Fi and Fantasy

16 August 2013

Humorous Poetry Competition

1st Prize: £150.00

2nd Prize: £100.00

3rd Prize: £75.00

Closing date:  21st August 2013

Entry fee: £2.50

Enjoy writing poetry? Fancy writing something a little humorous to cheer us all up? Your poem can be about absolutely anything as long as it is amusing and importantly, it can be written in any style.

Maximum 40 lines

Must be original and previously unpublished

Must be written in English.

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/competitions/new-competitions/humorous-poetry-competition/

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Gambling Flash Fiction Competition

1st Prize: £150.00

2nd Prize £100.00

3rd Prize: £75.00

4th Prize: £50.00

Closing Date: 3rd September 2013

Entry Fee: £3.00

If the prospect of winning £150.00 is an exciting thought, why not enter our fantastic new competition? All we ask is that you base your story around the photo and provide a well-thought out, imaginative story in 1500 words or less. The central theme is gambling and you must include the woman in the photo. Perhaps the woman is a professional gambler or is in a difficult situation and needs to win a large amount of money? The plot is up to you but we welcome creative submissions.

Your story must be original and previously unpublished

You must be over 18 years of age

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/competitions/new-competitions/gambling-flash-fiction-writing-competition/

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Photo Fiction Writing Competition

1st Prize: £100.00

2nd Prize: £75.00

3rd Prize: £50.00

Closing date: 10th September 2013

Entry fee: £2.00

Using the photo to spark off your creative juices, your mission is to write a story in a maximum of 600 words ensuring that you include a reference to a photo or photos. Your entry could win you a fantastic cash prize so make every word count and we look forward to reading some imaginative responses.

Your submission must be original and previously unpublished.

You must be over the age of 18 to enter.

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/competitions/new-competitions/photo-fiction-competition/

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Descriptive Writing Competition

1st Prize: £100.00

2nd Prize £75.00

3rd Prize £50.00

Closing date: 28th September 2013

Entry fee: £2.00

We are looking for a beautifully crafted descriptive passage that captures the essence of the published photo and brings it to life with stunning, visual imagery. You have only 250 words excluding the title so make sure that every word counts.

It must be an original and previously unpublished piece of descriptive writing.

You must use the photo for inspiration.

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/competitions/new-competitions/descriptive-writing-competition/

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing Competition

1st Prize: £200.00

2nd Prize: £150.00

3rd Prize: £100.00

Closing date: October 6th 2013

Entry fee: £3.00

If you enjoy writing science fiction or fantasy stories or novels, then this competition is a must for you. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning any of our three great cash prizes is to send us the opening page of your story or novel. Maximum word count is 450 and so it’s important that you make every single word count. We are looking for a tightly-written opening page that is both compelling and creative. Make us want to read more. The theme must be science fiction or fantasy.

Submissions must be original and previously unpublished.

You must be over 18 years of age.

Submissions must be written in English.

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/competitions/new-competitions/science-fiction-and-fantasy-writing-competition/

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Winter Ghost Story Writing Competition

1st Prize: £400.00

2nd Prize:£300.00

3rd Prize: £200.00

4th Prize: £100.00

5th Prize: £75.00

Closing date: October 21st 2013

Entry fee: £5.00

Our Winter Ghost Story writing competition is back. It is always one of our most successful competitions and this year we have increased the prize money substantially and there is now over £1000.00 up for grabs. If you are feeling creative and enjoy writing about things that go bump in the night, why not have a go at our latest competition?

Wow us with your creativity and write an old classic or a modern interpretation of a ghost story, our own stipulation is that it is set in the winter months. Create tension and set the pace and you could walk away with our top prize.

Maximum word count is 2500

Must be written in English

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/competitions/new-competitions/winter-ghost-story-writing-competition/

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