Friday, 4 December 2009

Writing Spirit short story competition


Here's a short story competition that's free to enter. They recently moved the deadline date.

Deadline: 31 December 2009

But will still have the shortlist of 10 by 10th January 2010 (quite short to go through what will probably be a tall pile)

You can see current entries here to judge the standard. This means your story will be shown to all online, if you have a problem with that.

You also have to join the writing4all online group. Make sure 'Writing Spirit Competition' is selected as the category for your work. Then remember to mail a hardcopy to Writing4all, c/o Spade Enterprise Centre, North King Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7, Ireland.

Prizes: First: €1000, Second: €300, Third: €150.

Maximum 4000 words and minimum 750 words,

# Short list of 10 pieces (chosen by the Editing Team) will be announced on 10th January and featured on the site. This short list will be adjudicated by Nadine O' Regan and winner and runners-up will be announced on February 15th.

UPDATED
Results here:

Perpetuity by Brian Kirk - winner of €1,000

Second place:
The Fox by Gerry Boland - winner of €300

Third place:
The Weight of Words by Máire T. Robinson - winner of €150

1 comment:

Xino said...

Hmm...in the interest of full disclosure, perhaps you should mention that this competition is run by a self-publishing company.