Saturday, 5 May 2012

3 into 1 short story competition

3 into 1 ... What’s the story?

The 2012 3INTO1 Competition is offering a £1,000 prize for a short story of up to 3,000 words, to be judged by bestselling authors  Michael Dobbs and Adèle Geras.

There is only one rule: the story must incorporate and link these three items…

  • a black queen chess piece
  • a bunch of fresh flowers 
  • a £10 note.
Intrigued? Stories can be in any style or genre – comedy, tragedy, romance, mystery, detective, science fiction, ghost story – the possibilities are endless. Let your imagination roam!

The competition is to be judged by acclaimed writers Michael Dobbs, famous for his political intrigue House of Cards and his Harry Jones thrillers, and Adèle Geras, author of more than 90 books and a former judge for the Costa Awards.

First prize is £1,000, 2nd prize £500, 3rd prize £300, 4th prize £200 and the best 20 stories will be published in an anthology.

The entry fee is £7 per story.
Deadline: 31st July 2012 

website here

2 comments:

Moh Batwara said...

Is it open to international students or writers ? Also is there an email id where the story can be sent ?

Emerging Writer said...

Hello Moh

All your questions are answered if you follow the link.
yes open to all
and the email link is there
GOod luck