Writing Competitions and Opportunities

As a new initiative we intend to offer on this page a list of writing competitions and other writing opportunities which Weegie Wednesday members may wish to avail themselves of.

Any members who know of such opportunities and feel that they should be included in our list please email details to Hugh Reid.

  1. WOW! Women On Writing Flash Fiction Contest

    Deadline: Ongoing Quarterly Contest.

    Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 - 750 words. The mission of this contest is to inspire creativity, communication, and well-rewarded recognition to contestants.

    Electronic submissions via e-mail only; reprints are okay; simultaneous submissions okay; multiple submissions are okay as long as they are submitted in their own individual e-mail. Open internationally.

    Limit: 300 entries.

    Prizes (20 winners!):

    1st Place: $400, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate

    2nd Place: $300, publication, interview, and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate

    3rd Place: $200, publication, interview and $25 Amazon Gift Certificate

    7 Runners Up receive $25 Amazon Gift Cards, publication and interview

    10 Honorable mentions receive $20 Amazon Gift Card

    Top 10 stories are published in the WOW! Women On Writing e-zine, and contestants are interviewed on WOW's blog, The Muffin.

    Entry: $10 entry fee; critique option for an additional $10. For details follow the link below.


  2. Always worth checking out

  3. Scottish Book Trust


    Various end dates.

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