LATEST NEWS AS AT 5th JULY 2014
Our 2014 Open Short Story Competition with Malcolm Welshman is open until Thursday 18th September 2014
SEVEN PRIZES TO WIN
First prize £100 , second £50, third £25, fourth £25, two highly commended receive free entry to 2015 comp, seventh prize is a donation to a UK charity or voluntary group.
Entries to this competition are invited and welcome from worldwide
Any questions about the entry process please email Debbie erewashwriterscomps(at)hotmail.co.uk
Please print off and distribute our flyer 2014 http://erewashwriterscompetition.weebly.com/flyer-2014.html
Your help in spreading the word about our competitions is much appreciated.
We're currently reading entries to 2014 'THEMED' FLASH FICTION COMPETITION with Maggie Cobbett http://erewashwriterscompetition.weebly.com/2014-flash-fiction-with-maggie-cobbett.html
We are looking to provide more freebie comps next year with a book as the prize. If you are a writer with a quality book to promote and want to be considered as a judge for one of our comps, please email Debbie subject heading - 'Book to promote'. Include in your email info about yourself as a writer and details of your book. Please note: if you are not already an email contact of mine I will not open an attachment from you. Email erewashwriterscomps(at)hotmail.co.uk
FULL STOP SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2013
Winning story - The Water's Edge by Victoria Slotover
Second - Of Metro and Men by Tom Fretwell
Third - Beating the Bullet by Pat Black
Shortlist: Pat Black, Alec Dunn, Bella Daniels, Rhianna Morgan, Tom Fretwell, Jenny Roman,
Victoria Slotover, Andrew Starkey
Longlist: Sharon Bee, Marc Boardman, Matt Boardman, Calum Chace, Gabrielle Flockton, Frank McGivney
Winning entry on the website for this competition along with our judge’s report:
OPEN CATEGORY ENTRANTS - if you would like to join our 'Write Read Review Group'
please email Debbie. We post stories every month to the group and receive
All entrants - don't forget to enter our free entry DECEMBER DRAW 2014
OPEN SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2013
Longlist, shortlist and winners can be found here
Thank you to everyone who entered this competition. We enjoyed reading the variety of stories provided to us. We hope you will keep writing and entering our competitions to hone your writing skills. Thank you for helping us raise £60 donation (in process) to St Elizabeth Hospice, Ipswich nominated by Ros Collins.
LONGLIST 2013 Open Short Story Competition
Open Category New Writer Category
Circus of One A Bag For Life
Daffodils Day Olds on the Lawn
Dreams Drinking Friends
Fly Away Home Eavesdropper
Frida’s Double Love at first Sight
Heroes, Just for One Day Second Thoughts
Liar! Liar! Pants on Fire! Surface Values
Out of the Light comes forth Darkness
Red Telephone Box
Sympathy From a Stranger
The Lost Boy
The Rosie Problem
Who’s the Bastard Now?
Shortlist and winners via this link http://erewashwriterscompetition.weebly.com/longlist-shortlist-and-winners-2013-short-story-competition1.html
Thank you for your interest in our competitions.