Creative Writing Competitions

Win great prizes and get your writing noticed and published.


The Opening Lines Competition
Send us the opening lines of your novel to win a professional editorial report to help you take it to the next level.


The Retreat West Prize
Annual competition with Short Story, Flash Fiction and Micro Fiction categories. Cash prizes and publication in the ebook and paperback anthology for all shortlisted writers..


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


Monthly Micro Fiction
Send 100 word stories to win cash, competition entries and get published on the website.


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