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.  
  • Because a page of print copy in a UK magazine is approximately one thousand words.
  • Because a story might be too fat for five hundred words or too slender for three thousand. 
  • Because it’s a challenge!
But because we’re not too strict, we will allow up to fifty words over or under a thousand.
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