Creative Writing Competitions

Win great prizes and get your writing noticed and published.


The Novelette-in-Flash Prize 2020
New for 2020! The Novelette-in-Flash prize for innovative new stories. Win cash and paperback publication.


Themed Flash Competition
Submit flashes on the quarterly theme to win cash prizes and publication on the website. Three winners per quarter.


Monthly Micro Flash
Send 100 word stories to win cash, competition entries and get published on the website. Winners decided by public vote.


Micro Fiction Course Competition
Win a place on the new online Micro Fiction Course with your 150 word stories written to the prompt.


The Flash Fiction Prize 2020
Annual flash fiction competition with cash prizes and publication in the ebook and paperback anthology.


The Short Story Prize 2020
Annual short story competition with cash prizes and publication in the ebook and paperback anthology.


First Chapter Competition
Send your opening chapter to win feedback on your submission package from a top literary agent or an independent publisher.


Best Opening Page Competition
Send your opening page of your novel, short story or memoir to win a writing retreat at Casa Ana in Spain.


1000-Word Story Competition
Write a 1000-word story inspired by the prompt to win a professional audio recording.