The very first quarterly short story competition from Cranked Anvil closes in just TWO WEEKS. Still plenty of time to get down your 1,500 words and enter, for a chance to win one of three top prizes plus publication on our website.
The competition is open to any theme or genre, but your story must be a maximum of 1,500 words (not including the title). Closing dates throughout the year are:
You can enter up to three stories in each quarterly competition.
Entry fees: £5 for the first | plus £3 for the second | plus £2 for the third
1st – £150
2nd – £75
3rd – £30
The three placed stories from each quarter will be published on this website. Future anthologies will also be considered, published by Cranked Anvil Press, in which shortlisted stories from each competition will be published.
Full details of the competition, how to enter, and competition rules, can be found on our website.