Armed Forces Day – 27 June 2015

Armed Forces Day is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. There are many ways for people, communities and organisations across the country to show their support and get involved, from attending an event or

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The Henshaw Press – June 2015 Short Story Competition

The Henshaw June 2015 Short Story Competition invites fictional short stories of up to 2000 words on any theme – the closing date is June 30th. Henshaw Press are a small group of writers, editors, lecturers and readers who wish to actively support creative writing and aim to encourage as wide a range of writing as possible. Competitions

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CreativeWritingMatters Short Story Competition 2015

WoW CreativeWritingMatters Short Story Competition 2015 The 2015 Wow! One Thousand Words competition is now open for submissions. First Prize – £200 Second Prize – £100 Third Prize – £50 Closing date – 31st May 2015 Entry fee – £5 Why one thousand words? Because it’s an acceptable word count for most commercially-published short fiction.

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2015 Exeter Story Prize

Creative Writing Matters are inviting submissions of stories up to 10,000 words for their 2015 Exeter Story Prize. All the information can be found here: http://www.creativewritingmatters.co.uk/2015-exeter-story-prize.html Closing date 30th April 2015.

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World Book Day – Thursday 5 March

It’s World Book Day on Thursday 5th March 2015 – the perfect opportunity to celebrate books and reading. There’s lots happening all over the country, with events taking place at schools, libraries and other public places. For more information have a look at the official World Book Day website: http://worldbookday.com

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