Marking the 50th anniversary of first Moon Walk 20 July 1969. Your chance to write a very short story inspired by the Moon Walk and have it published!
Working in collaboration with Sampson Low Publishers the Museum of Walking are delighted to announce the One Small Step flash writing competition for fact or fiction flashes of 50 words or under inspired by the first Moon walk.
Imagine what types of stories might be found in a “Lunar Library’ or which stories you would take on a journey to the Moon.
Winners will be published in One Small Step, a limited edition chapbook, published by Sampson Low Publishers. Winners receive 3 copies of the limited edition chapbook. The competition closes midnight GMT Saturday 17 August and the winners will be announced on the Friday 30 August. There is an entry fee (to cover administration costs) of £3 for one flash piece or £5 for two (entrants are limited to 2 entries only).
More details about how to submit here
London Independent Story Prize, LISP is holding a writing contest. Their aim is to discover extraordinary artistic approaches to story writing, stories that embrace the diversity of gender and culture whilst being brave and passionate. They are looking for unique and strong voices. BAME, Women, and LGBTQ are especially welcome. They’ll be delighted to read it and you could be in with a chance to win!
Entries can be sent through their website www.londonindependentstoryprize.co.uk
Follow their Facebook and Twitter @LIStoryPrize for the announcements.
Early Bird Deadline: 1st of January 2018
Submissions Close on 10th of January
Winner announcements, on 10th of February
Prizes: £100 First, £30 Second, £10 Third
Check their amazing judge list from this link.
The Casket of Fictional Delights
2017 Flash Fiction Competition
Closing Date 31st May 2017
We are looking for entries with a maximum of 300 words (excluding title). The competition is open to anyone over 18.
Judge: Kit de Waal
Entry: £5 per flash fiction, £12.50 for 3 or £20 for 5
- The winning flash fiction will receive £150.
- The top three flash fictions will be published on The Casket of Fictional Delights.
- The top 10 flash fictions will be professionally recorded and broadcast as a special audio podcast on iTunes, SoundCloud, TuneIn and Stitcher, and promoted by The Casket of Fictional Delights.
Full set of rules and writing tips available on the website The Casket of Fictional Delights
Good Luck Everyone
Watch our interview with Kit de Waal talking about what she is looking for in a flash fiction
Write a story in less than 100 words, incorporating the prompt given, to be in with a chance of winning £20.
Entry fee is only 99 pence.
Competition runs weekly closing at 6pm BST each week.