Thursday, January 6, 2011

Challenge Writing Competition

For Those of You that like a Challenge & Good Causes!!

Challenge Writing Competition

Judge: Lord Robert Winston, leading writer, scientist and television personality.

Prizes: First prize: £300 + a premium Parker/Waterman pen & handcrafted Italian leather journal.
Second prize: £150 plus pen and journal as before
Third prize: £50 plus pen and journal as before
Shortlisted entrants will receive a Parker Jotter pen.
All prizes are sponsored by

Theme:Challenge. To be interpreted as freely as possible but at least one female character must be included.

Details:Short story of 2000 words. All entries to be typed on single-sided A4 paper and double spaced. Manuscripts should have only the title shown and not the author’s name. A cover sheet should be included with story title, author’s name, contact details and word count. If you include an email address, we will email you to say that we have received your manuscript safely.

Entry fee: £5 per entry. 100% of all entry fees will go to the Cycle China challenge and Women for Women. Cheques should be made payable to The Institute Trust Fund.

Send to: Challenge Writing short story competition
17 Rosehill Drive
WV16 5BP

Closing date:Feb 12th 2011

Notification of winners:All winners will be notified by email/post by the end of May 2011. The names of winners will be published on this website along with the three winning stories. Right of ownership of the stories stays with the author.

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