Prizes worth over £350 (over $500)
Welcome to firstwriter.com's Tenth
International Short Story Contest. This competition is open to
fiction in any style and on any subject under 3,000 words long. Click on one of the following links to enter online in
minutes – no SAEs, no manuscripts, no fuss!
The prize-money for first place
is £200 (over $300). Ten special commendations will
also be awarded and all the winners will be published in firstwriter.magazine
and receive a subscription voucher to the site worth $30 / £20 /
The contest is open to
stories of any style
and on any subject, but they must not be longer than 3,000 words. The closing date for submissions
has been extended to May 1, 2014, and there is a reading fee of $9.75 / £6.50 per
story. Alternatively you can enter two stories for just $8.63 / £5.75 each,
three stories for only $7.50 / £5.00
each, or five stories for only $6.00 / £4.00 per story.
If you would like to read the terms and
conditions of the competition, please click here
Winners will be announced on
our page of previous
winners, which includes the details and winning entries from all our
previous competitions. Click
here to see the entries that have been successful in the past.