Do you like writing horror — spooking people?
Or a thriller?
Here is a contest that allows you to create those shivers down the spine with terrifying, horrifying tales from the worst of your nightmares or surrealistic fantasies.
The contest ends January 30th, 2020. Read more
This is a short story competition with all deadlines in the new decade of this century. The competition ends 13 th January 2020.
The story has to be within 2500 words and based on food and drink.
The award is huge — £10,000. Read more
Do you have a story to spare?
Here is a short story contest that ends this Sunday: 24th November, 2019
There is no entry fee and the word limit is between 1500 to 5000 words.
The contest results will be declared on 15 th December 2019. Read more
Here is a short story competition based in Manchester, UK, that offers an award of £10,000 for a short story of at the most 2,500 words.
The competition ends 20 th September.
You still have the time to get that manuscript ready. Pick up your pen and have a go! Read more
The two winners of Long Way Home – Asia-Europe Short Story Contest are Leroy Luar from Malaysia (Asian winner) and Yordan Radichkov from Bulgaria (European winner).
The winning entries were Luar’s short story, The Evidence of Us, and Container by Radichkov.
The two winners have won S$1000, plus flights and accommodation to attend the Ubud Readers and Writers Festival 2013 in Bali.
The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is partnering with the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) to launch its first online short story contest, Long Way Home, via the culture360.org platform.
This initiative seeks to reinforce Asia-Europe exchanges and deepen mutual understanding between cultural communities in the two regions through creative storytelling based on travel experiences.
The online contest aims to support emerging writers from ASEM member countries and unveil new talents in the literary field from both regions. In August, ten contestants will be shortlisted by renowned literary judges after which one Australasian and one European winner will be chosen by members of the public on culture360.org.
Awards include individual cash prizes of SGD 1000 each as well as travel and accommodation to attend the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival in October 2013.
Deadline: 3 August 2013
More details here