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Short story competition: Theme: Microbes

sat23sepAll DayThis event is FREE to enter! Yay!Short story competition: Theme: MicrobesCategoryShort StoryInternationalEntry FeeFree Max word count3000 Top Prize£500

Event Details

This short story competition is sponsored by the Environmental Biotechnology Network. It may appeal to writers with a scientific bent as it aims to use fiction to raise awareness of Environmental Biotechnology and what microbial systems can do for us.

Entry Fee: Free

Eligibility: Open to all – we encourage international writers. All submissions must be in English and unpublished.

Length: We ask for a short story of between 1000 and 3000 words.

Please submit your short story plus around 200 words on your thinking behind your approach and how your story meets the criteria. The title of the document should be the title of your story. No need to have your name/contact details on the document as we take these separately.

The main prize for the winner is £500 plus up to three runner up prizes totaling £300 (or the local currency equivalent).

We are keen to encourage quality submissions, 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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