Word limit: 2,000
Seven shortlisted: Publication in our annual anthology along with top three.
Entry fee: £8 per manuscript. Entrants are welcome to submit multiple entries. There is no limit to number of submissions, provided an entry fee has been paid for each.
Deadline: 31st July 2019 for email entries, 16th July 2019 for postal entries.
Main Adjudicator: Piers Warren
Members Shield Challenge Adjudicator: Holly Ainley
International entries welcome.
We are looking for short stories written to theme of ‘spooks’.
Help and advice on how to interpret the theme and what our adjudicators was given at our official launch gala on 16th April 2019 at 19:30 pm at Chantry Hall, Norwich. If you were unable to attend, don’t worry, all the details can be found on the blog post.
The results will be announced first at our prize giving gala on Tuesday 15th October and then on the website and social media by 23:00 GMT.