Themed Flash CompetitionWin cash prizes every month with your flash fiction stories
Every month there is a flash fiction competition to write to a theme.
All entries are judged by me, Amanda Saint, and the winner and runner-up will receive cash prizes and have their stories published on the website. You can read all the winning stories here.
2016 Themed Flash Competition Details
Winner Prize: £50
Runner-Up Prize £25
Word count: Max 500
2016 Deadlines and Themes:
I’ve been thinking a lot about the seven deadly sins lately so many of the 2016 themes have been influenced by them!
- Date: January 31st / Theme: Beginnings
- Date: February 29th / Theme: Vanity
- Date: March 31st / Theme: Belief
- Date: April 30th / Theme: Danger
- Date: May 31st / Theme: Riches DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 11.45PM ON JUNE 5TH!
- Date: June 3oth / Theme: Self-Destruction
- Date: July 31st / Theme: Envy
- Date: August 31st / Theme: Pride
- Date: September 30th / Theme: Lust
- Date: October 31st / Theme: Jealousy DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL 11.45PM ON NOV 16TH!
- Date: November 30th / Theme: Success
- Date: December 30th / Theme: Endings
- £5 for 1 entry
- £8 for 2 entries
- £12 for 3 entries
- Submit stories written in English through Submittable using the button below by 23.45 GMT on the deadline date (sorry late entries will not be included)
- Maximum word count is 500 but there is no minimum
- Do not include your name on the story but provide a short bio in the body of the email
- Stories must be your own original work and not have been published online or in print
- By entering the competition you agree to your story being published on the Retreat West website
- Stories can be in any genre apart from children’s fiction
- You can enter up to 3 stories every month
- The judge’s decision is final
- Cash prize payments will be made through PayPal only so you must have an account to receive your prize