Some tips….


May 31, 2015 by Gary Fuller

Competition entries coming in now – congratulations!

For those needing inspiration – and for some extremely useful ideas for all short story writers – take a look at Writing Short Stories: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion by Newland and Hershman, published by Bloomsbury.



Theme: Motion

Entries for our 2023 Competition are now open.

Deadline for entries is Monday 10th July (11pm BST). Shortlist announcement Thursday 21st September. Winners to be announced Sunday 19th November.

For further information, please read the rules and FAQs below. If you cannot find the answer to your query there, you can email

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