The Moth Nature Writing Prize 2021

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The Moth Nature Writing Prize is open, internationally, to anyone aged 16 or over for poetry and prose submissions. Closing date: 15 September 2021. Maximum word count: 4000 words. 1st prize: €1000 plus a getaway at Circle of Misse in France. Entry fee: €15 Full details here. 

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The Jane Austen Literacy Foundation Writing Competition 2021

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The Jane Austen Literacy Foundation Writing Competition 2021 is open to writers, aged 16 and over, from all over the world. Entries must be short stories based on the theme of ‘connection’ and must be written in English. Free to enter! Word count: 1000-2000 words. Deadline: 11th April 2021 Prize: Worldwide Audiobook publication on Audible. […]

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Science-Me A Story 2021

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Science-Me a Story 2021 is open to anyone aged 18 or over, from anywhere in the world, until 18th April 2021. Entrants are to write poetry or prose, about science, aimed at school children. It can be written in English or Spanish. Free to enter. 1st prize: £200 2nd prize: £150 3rd prize: £100 Word […]

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The Green Stories Writing Competition 2021 (TV/Radio Script)

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The Green Stories Writing Competition 2021 (TV/Radio Script) is open to script writers across the globe, until 26th August 2021. Scripts can be written for any genre but must engage with the idea of environmentally sustainable practices and/or sustainable societies. It’s free to enter! The winner will receive a free script appraisal and treatment by […]

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Word Periscope Flash 1500

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The Word Periscope Flash 1500 is a short story competition, which is open to flash fiction writers worldwide, until May 15th 2021. The theme is ‘TIME’. First prize: £1500 Word limit: 1500 +/- 10% Entry fees: £15 (includes critique for longlisted authors and any other work felt to be deserving of advice)  Full details here.

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The Writing Quarter January 2021 Competition Winner

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Eamonn McKeon is a 21-year-old writer from Purley, London. He mostly writes short stories, and is particularly inspired by the works of Raymond Carver, Flannery O’Connor, and David Foster Wallace. He is currently studying for an MA in Writing at the University of Warwick. ____________________________________________ The Podcast. Frank Middleton’s debut appearance on The Scott Mullins […]

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