Competition 1

The Cooper Prize

Adjudicator: RALPH JACKMAN

Brief: Making changes is always a challenge; from changing the carpets through to changing the world’s view on global warming. Your central male protagonist is trying to change something, whatever the scale. But making it happen? Well, that takes strength of character…to overcome the doubters, the self-doubts or even the resistance…

Write a fictional short story of up to 2,000 words about this.

Deadline 15th October 2019

Free entry for NWC members.  £3 entry fee or non-members.  All entries will receive an expert critique.

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  Work to be unpublished and not entered into previous Circle competitions.

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