In 1912 Max Beerbohm, the great parody writer, published A Christmas Garland. The book contained 17 Short Stories with a Festive Theme written in the prose and style of 17
In 1912 Max Beerbohm, the great parody writer, published A Christmas Garland. The book contained 17 Short Stories with a Festive Theme written in the prose and style of 17 great authors of the time. TWTW is challenging writers, wordsmiths and storytellers to create an ORIGINAL Christmas story, written in the prose and style of the Author you most enjoy, or has influenced your writing the most. Up to 3000 words. £10 per Submission. This is our 3rd Christmas competition. They are always great fun to judge and this year will be no exception as we read the parodied work of your favourite authors. Any Genre is acceptable, so feel free to write a Christmas Horror, Romance or even Comic Fantasy. Who ever you love to read. See our link below for more details.
There will be 12 ‘First Place’ prizes and each of the winning entries will receive £100 and publication in a Christmas Anthology to be released for Christmas 2020. ’12 Christmas Tidings’ will be available as both eBook and print. (Please note that all TWTW price purses increase with the level of submission so please keep checking back to see the total prize fund – currently stands at £1200 divided equally 08/08/20).