Short story competitions June-December 2022

[UPDATED 5/11/22] Hello! Because my short story listings post from the start of the year was getting a bit long and unwieldy, I thought I would do a fresh one for the second half of the year (which means that we are, unbelievably, halfway through 2022 already – that’s mad, Ted). As ever, I will… Read More Short story competitions June-December 2022

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Short story competitions to fill the second half of your year

[Updated 16/10/18] ]It’s hard to keep track of all those deadlines, so here is an (updated) list of the main short story competitions coming up in the second half of the year. The management cannot take responsibility for any must-enter-them-all panic attacks, though I have no doubt you’re just one short edit away from victory.… Read More Short story competitions to fill the second half of your year

The unweekly herding: a list of short story competitions 2018

[UPDATED June 28] Keeping up with short story competition deadlines is a full-time occupation, and I don’t know how many things I’ve intended to enter only to forget about them until the day of/after. So I’ve decided to compile a calendar of everything I know so far that’s coming up this year. I will endeavour… Read More The unweekly herding: a list of short story competitions 2018

The unweekly herding: never cross swords with crime writers

Eureka! I’ve finally stumbled on the perfect title for my not-so-regular news round-up – one that reflects the proudly ad hoc nature of my information sharing. Say hello to the annoyingly tweaked The Unweekly Herding… The passion of crime As literary spats go, a highly entertaining one has been raging in this country over the past week or so.… Read More The unweekly herding: never cross swords with crime writers