Writers Bureau Short Story Competition

The Writers Bureau, Britain’s leading creative writing correspondence college, are once again sponsoring a Short Story Competition for 2011.

Prize money totalling more than £1,000 can be won for short stories of up to 2000 words, on any theme.

The judge will be Iain Pattison, a prolific and widely published short story writer on both sides of the Atlantic. He is a popular speaker and workshop leader, and is the author of the highly acclaimed book Cracking the Short Story Market.

First Prize is £500, second prize £300, third prize £200 and fourth prize £100.

All winners will be published on the Writers Bureau website and the First Prize story will appear in print in Freelance Market News.

The entry fee for each short story is £5.00 and the closing date for entries is 30th June 2011.

For further details, to download an entry form or to enter online visit:


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