Monday, 20 July 2015

Carried in Waves short stories for radio

UCC radio are running a short story competition for radio with a prize fund. 
1ST PRIZE €300 | 2ND PRIZE €200 | 3RD PRIZE €100
The competition is open to original short stories in the English language of 3,000 words or less. These stories can be on any subject, in any style, by a writer of any age and of any nationality, living anywhere in the world. The themes explored may be of any nature but keep in mind that a shortlist of forty stories will be recorded for broadcast. By way of guidance the recordings of the shortlisted stories will be performed by one actor who will be chosen from a panel of six which will represent all voices and ages. All copyright and ownership remains the property of the writer. 
The entry fee for one story of ten euro can be paid here you wish you may enter a maximum of two additional stories for a fee of five euro each.
Quite steep?
The adjudicating of the submissions will be by a panel of five people drawn from across all relevant disciplines. The panel will be chaired by Dr. Jools Gilson. The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
Closing date September 30th.
There's also a George Boole category for young adults.

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