Posts Tagged ‘flash fiction competitions’

Creative Competitor Writing Contests & Poetry Contest

21 January 2015
ENTRY FEE £3 (FREE TO MEMBERS).
PRIZES: 1st Prize: £150. 2nd Prize: £100. 3rd Prize: £75.
Deadline February 2, 2015.
Craft a beautiful poem that captures the spirit of a winter landscape. Whether it’s snow-capped mountains, misty rivers or frost-laden fields…we don’t mind, just paint the scene with your words. You can use the online photo for inspiration or, be inspired by a wintry landscape close to you. It’s your choice.
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65 LITTLE WORDS WRITING COMPETITION
ENTRY FEE £2 (OR FREE TO MEMBERS).
PRIZES: 1st Prize: £260. 2nd Prize: £195.
Deadline February 10, 2015.
You have just 65 words or less including the title to write a complete story. It’s a tough one, but you can do it,and we look forward to receiving your submissions. You must use the photo published online.
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THE PARK BENCH WRITING COMPETITION
£3 ENTRY FEE (FREE TO MEMBERS).
PRIZES: 1st Prize: £195. 2nd Prize: £150. 3rd Prize: £100.
Deadline February 28, 2015.
Using the photo for inspiration, you have just 1,000 words (including the title) to write a complete story that captures the imagination of the reader. To be in with a chance of winning this writing competition, you must include the park bench in your story.

 

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Creative Competitor – Writing Competitions

11 January 2015
Flash Fiction Writing Competition
 
1st Prize: £190.00

2nd Prize: £150.00

3rd Prize: £95.00

Closing date: 28th January 2015

Entry fee: £3.00 or Free to Creative Competitor Premier1 Write, Learn and Publish members

In our latest competition, you have just 500 words (including the title) to write a complete story that captures the imagination of the reader. The genre is open, just use the photo for inspiration. Full rules and photo online.

Publication and cash prizes.

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/creative-writing-competitions/writing-competitions-2015/flash-fiction-writing-competition/

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Winter Wonderland Poetry Competition

1st Prize: £150.00

2nd Prize: £100.00

3rd Prize: £75.00

Closing date: 02 February 2015

Entry fee: £3.00 or Free to Creative Competitor Premier1 Write, Learn and Publish members

For this brand new poetry competition, you simply need to craft a beautiful poem that captures the spirit of a winter landscape. Whether it’s snow-capped mountains, misty rivers or frost-laden fields…we don’t mind, just paint the scene with your words. You can use the photo for inspiration or, be inspired by a wintry landscape close to you. It’s your choice.

Publication and cash prizes.

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/creative-writing-competitions/writing-competitions-2015/winter-wonderland-poetry-competition/

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65 Little Words Writing Competition

1st Prize: £260.00

2nd Prize: £195.00

Closing date: February 10th 2015

Entry fee: £2.00 or FREE to Premier1 Write, Learn and Publish Members

You have just 65 words or less including the title to write a complete story. It’s a tough one but you can do it and we look forward to receiving your submissions. You must use the photo published online.

Publication and cash prizes.

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/65-little-words-creative-writing-competition/65-little-words-writing-competition-february-2015/

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The Park Bench Writing Competition

1st Prize: £195.00

2nd Prize: £150.00

3rd Prize: £100.00

Closing date: 28th February 2015

Entry fee: £3.00 or Free to Creative Competitor Premier1 Write, Learn and Publish members

Using the photo for inspiration, you have just 1000 words (including the title) to write a complete story that captures the imagination of the reader.  To be in with a chance of winning this writing competition, you must include the park bench in your story.

Publication and cash prizes.

Email: info@creative-competitor.co.uk

http://creativecompetitor.com/creative-writing-competitions/writing-competitions-2015/park-bench-writing-competition/

2nd GINOSKO FLASH FICTION CONTEST

13 October 2014

$500 Award, $10 entry fee,

deadline: March 1, 2015

Submit up to 2 pieces, 800 words maximum each piece.

Final Judges: 
Maggie Heaps, Michael Hettich, Gary Lundy, E M Schorb, Larissa Shmailo, Andrena Zawinski, Andrei Guruianu, Robert Paul Cesaretti.

Awarded work will be published on Ginosko Literary Journal website.

Guidelines and Eligibility:

The Ginosko Flash Fiction Award is for an unpublished work of flash fiction. Awarded piece is selected through a submission process open to all writers with the following exception:

Relatives or individuals having a personal or professional relationship with any of the final judges where they have taken any part whatsoever in shaping the submitted manuscript.

Procedures and Considerations:

Please submit work, along with a brief bio, and cover letter if desired, to GinoskoContest@gmail.comAttachments must be in .wps, .doc, .rtf, or .pdf form, otherwise they will not be considered (please include last name on every page submitted).

Send print submissions to:

CONTEST
Ginosko Literary Journal
PO Box 246
Fairfax, CA 94978

Payment Procedures:

Online submissions will receive emailed invoices via PayPal, though you do not need a PayPal account. Print submissions may send $5 in cash or check (made payable to Ginosko Literary Journal) to the above address. 

Visit the website:  http://www.ginoskoliteraryjournal.com/contest.htm

Tethered by Letters’ Fall Literary Contests

11 October 2014

Tethered by Letters (TBL) is pleased to announce our second third annual Fall Literary Competition. There are three submission categories: 1) short stories of any genre ranging from 1,000 to 7,500 words, 2) flash fiction with a word limit of either 55, 250, or 500 words, and 3) poetry no longer than three pages. For these contests we are looking for engaging stories, vivid characters, and fresh perspectives and styles.

Deadline: December 15th, 2014. Midnight PT.

Judging: All submissions will be judged by the professional editing team at TBL and the winner will be announced publicly in February, 2015. All participants will be notified about the contest results by email from TBL judges by the end of March, 2015. Judges decisions are final.

Submission Guidelines: Please visit our guidelines page to properly format your work for submission. Staff members are not eligible for participation. Any work previously submitted to TBL for publication is not eligible if the piece received free edits from our team.

Notes: Simultaneous submissions are accepted, but please notify TBL if your work is selected for publication elsewhere as soon as possible. We encourage writers to submit as many stories as they wish. All stories will be considered for publication in our quarterly journal.

Our judges also reserve the right not to award a winner in either category if the submissions do not meet our standards of publication.

Other Categories: Please visit our submissions page for more ways to submit your work to TBL for possible publication and learn about our free-editing policy for work submitted to our journal.

Visit the website for details on how to enter!  http://tetheredbyletters.com/submissions/contest-submission