Novel competitions for 2020

[Updated 8/6/2020] In keeping with my most pressing current project, I have a list of upcoming novel prizes for you. From women-only awards to tales of adventure, hopefully there will be something here for everyone. As always, please do read the fine print before you enter anything. Good luck! Comedy Women in Print Prize 2020… Read More Novel competitions for 2020

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Upcoming flash fiction competitions for August-December

[Updated 13/11/19] Here’s a short blog post about micro fiction competitions. As always, do please read the guidelines before you enter anything. And also as always, good luck! 2019 Lennox Robinson Award Closing date: EXTENDED to August 31 Prize: €100. The prize will be presented at a special event in Douglas Library, Cork, in October Theme: must relate… Read More Upcoming flash fiction competitions for August-December

Flash! Ah-aah…

I’ve been trying my hand at flash fiction recently, specifically 100-150-word stories. It’s not something I’m particularly good at – I seem to take God’s own time getting to the point, and I lack the poet’s enviable ability to convey a multitude with a few choice phrases. But it’s a good exercise for many reasons: firstly, it’s a… Read More Flash! Ah-aah…