Every few months, I like to collate a bucket load of writing competitions and plonk them in a post for you to peruse and enter at your leisure.
I say it all the time, but writing is a muscle. If you don’t exercise it, you’re guna lose it and that doesn’t mean always writing long novel-like prose.
Short stories are like the caffeine of writing. They give your muse a jump start shot of adrenaline and get your brain working in ways you never imagined. Why not make it your goal to enter a comp a month this year?
I’ve only listed first prize winnings this time to save time and as always PLEASE CHECK THE RULES for any competition you enter. There are always details and nuances that you have to adhere to, I have not included them here.
Here’s a list of 30 competitions with big prizes. Clearly enter the first one immediately :p Continue reading