sun30junAll DayCompletedFlash 500 Flash FictionCategoryFlash FictionInternationalEntry Fee£5 Max word count500 Top Prize£300 and publication

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When it comes to prizes, it often seems as though flash fiction is the poor relation of writing competitions. This, however, is a flash fiction competition where the prize money truly reflects the skill required to encapsulate an entire story in just 500 words.

This quarterly open-themed competition has closing dates of 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December 2024.

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The results will be announced about six weeks after each closing date and the three winning entries each quarter will be published on this website.

  • Entries must be in English.
  • Entries must be the work of the entrant and must not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere.
  • The competition is international and welcomes non-UK entrants.
  • Copyright remains with the author.
  • The results of the competition will be published on the competition website.

We are keen to encourage quality, so suggest writers to check their stories before submitting using Prowritingaid. They have free and paid versions and are the best writing software we know to help improve grammar, readability and check for repetition, ‘sticky’ sentences and suggest alternatives.

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