Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Southport Writers' Circle
Annual Open Short Story Competition 2013
First prize: £150
Second prize: £75
Third prize: £25
Closing date: 31st October 2013
Online entries at our site http://www.swconline.co.uk
Chief Judge: Dennis Conlon
Actor, author, playwright, musician, award winner, Dennis Conlon has had various roles in the entertainment industry for many years, including parts in films/tv such as Rita, Sue & Bob Too all the way through to Shameless. He is always on the lookout for original formats and enjoys writing that involves real life experience. He is currently working on a semi-autobiographical work that highlights some of the outrageous excesses of the sixties and European/American relationships of the time. He is far too fond of Yorkshire.
· Your entry should be an unpublished, original story on any theme of up to 2000 words.
· Don’t put your name on your story but do give it a title.
· You don’t need an entry form. Send us a cover sheet for each entry with the story’s title, word count, your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.
· The fee is £3.00 for each story, or £10 for 4. You can pay by cheque or postal order made out to Southport Writers’ Circle.
· Additional Terms apply, please see our website.
Send entries to:
Short Story Competition
Southport Writers’ Circle
35 Sussex Road,
Southport, PR9 0SR
If you have no e-mail please supply SAE for results.
Online entries at our site http://www.swconline.co.uk Winners will be informed in December. Optional – Paper saving single-spaced entries encouraged.