A new short story competition was launched in 2011, find it at www.theshortstory.net.
The competition is open to anyone, anywhere (as long as you’re over 18) and, unlike many other short story competitions, is free to enter. With a combined prize kitty of £500 that’s not a bad deal at all.
Submission at a glance
One submission per person.
Must be fiction.
Cannot be science fiction, fantasy or children’s.
1,000-5,000 word limit.
No entry fee.