Multi-Story hosts bi-monthly competitions for short stories of various lengths. Our
judges are professional writers, agents, editors and publishers.
Our highly successful flash fiction competition closed on 29th February, see
Competition Results for the final results.
The latest competition is for a story of no more that 1500 words, and the theme is
yours to choose. You can enter as many stories as you wish and the closing date
is 30th April 2012.
For full details see Competition Rules.
¬£ 5 for one entry
¬£ 8 for two entries.
1st ¬£ 300
2nd ¬£ 100
3rd ¬£ 50
Five runners-up will each receive a download of the excellent Nail Your Novel
kindly provided by editor, novelist and journalist Roz Morris.
Our competitions are open to writers of all ages and nationalities but entries must be in English. We very much welcome entries from overseas.
Entries must be the entrant‚Äôs own work and must not have been prize winners in any other competition, or published commercially either on-line or in print.
Stories which have been work-shopped on writing/peer review sites are eligible.
Entry fees must be paid before submission.
Entries should be submitted as an email attachment in either Word, Works or PDF format. Please note these are the only formats we accept.
When submitting multiple entries each must be on a separate attachment.
There must be nothing on the manuscript to identify the entrant.
A word count should be given under the title.
The accompanying email should be headed Competition Entry and include the title of your story and your name.
The word limit for the current competition is 1500 (fifteen hundred). Please note this does NOT include the title and legitimately hyphenated words count as one word only. You can use less but not more.
Entries for the current competition close at midnight (GMT) on 30th April 2012.
A long-list will be published on this site two weeks after the closing date. The final results will be available within four weeks of the closing date. Winners will be notified by email.
Winning entries will be published on this site.
No corrections can be made after receipt, nor entry fees refunded.
Entries will not be returned so keep a copy.
Copyright remains with the author.
Failure to comply with the entry requirements will result in disqualification. If you have any queries regarding the rules please Contact Us.
The judge‚Äôs decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.http://www.multi-story.co.uk/http://www.multi-story.co.uk/competitionrules.html
Click on the link above and go to the contest official site