Competition 1



Write an epistolary short story in 2,000 max, featuring a central strong female character. It can be in the form of diary entries, letters, logs, newspaper cuttings or a mixture, but the form must be strictly adhered to and paramount to the narrative.

Deadline 3rd November, 2020

Free entry for NWC members.  £5 entry fee or non-members.  All entries will receive a critique from the adjudicator.

All entries must be submitted on one side of A4, double spaced where appropriate.  Work to be unpublished and not entered into previous Circle competitions.

Before submitting your entry please check our competition guidelines.

Entries to be delivered to a meeting or emailed to the NWC Competitions Secretary:


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Name: Norwich Writers Circle

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Please include the name of the competiton you are entering and the name of your story in the notes section.