Deadline: May 30, 2024

Entry fee: £11

About the competition

It may be the sprint of creative writing but that doesn’t mean you can rush the creative process. Take us somewhere fast then let your story marinate in the reader’s mind. Make every one of your 250 words count. There is no minimum number of words, just like there is no limit to your imagination. They say lightning doesn’t strike twice but we want to feel the electricity in your story right from the beginning through to the very end.

Competition guideline

  • The flash fiction prize is open to writers of any nationality writing in English aged 16 and over at the time of the closing date.
  • Entries must be entirely your own work. Any evidence to the contrary will result in immediate disqualification.
  • Entries must not have been published, self-published, published on any website, blog or online forum, broadcast, have won or been placed (2nd, 3rd, runner up etc) in any other competition.
  • If your entry has been long-listed or shortlisted in other competitions, and provided it has not won a prize or been published, it is eligible.
  • Simultaneous submissions are allowed but will become ineligible should they win a prize elsewhere, be published or scheduled for future publication prior to the date of prize giving. Entry fees will not be refunded.
  • You must inform us immediately should your entry be published or win a prize elsewhere.
  • Entries submitted posthumously are not eligible.
  • Read the whole guideline and submit an entry here.
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