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.
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