The Writing Quarter April 2021 Competition

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We read and appreciate all entries for The Writing Quarter April 2021 competition, but unfortunately did not find our winner. If you love to write short stories, please submit for this month’s competition – it’s free!  

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The Wild Words Competition

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The Wild Words Competition runs biannually, with closing dates on June 21st and December 21st. It is open to writers of fiction/nonfiction poetry or prose from anywhere in the world, but entrants should take inspiration from one of the four quotes listed on the website. Word count: 1000 words max. Prize: Publication and 1-1 mentoring […]

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Impress Prize for New Writers 2021

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The Impress Prize for New Writers 2021 is open internationally, for fiction and non-fiction, until 13th September 2021. Entrants must write in English and be over 16. Prize: £500 and publication Entry fee: £25 Entry requirements: a book proposal of no more than 1,000 words, a synopsis of no more than 1,000 words and a […]

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The Parkinson’s Art Charity Poetry Competition

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The Parkinson’s Art Charity Poetry Competition is open internationally for entries, until 1st July 2021. The theme is ‘Vivid Dreams’.  Entries need to include the poem in written form, alongside a recording of the poet reading the poem (or their appointed reader in case of speech problems).  Word count: 30 lines maximum. 1st prize: Poem […]

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Searchlight Awards – Best Children’s Bedtime Story

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Searchlight Awards – Best Children’s Bedtime Story is open internationally, to anyone over the age of 16, until 16th August 2021. Entry fee: £9 per story. 1st prize: £300 and publication. The top 10 stories will feature in an electronic pitch book and be sent to numerous literary agents/publishers.  Word count: 500 words maximum.  Full details […]

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SaveAs Writers’ International Writing Competition 2021

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The SaveAs Writers’ International Writing Competition 2021 is open for poetry and prose entries, until 31st August, 2021. Theme: ‘Horizons’. This can be literal, figurative, a celebration of views, or a broader take on the theme. Prizes for each category: 1st prize – £200 2nd prize – £100 3rd prize – £50 Entry fees: Poetry […]

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