Flash 500 is an international quarterly open-themed short story writing competition with closing dates of 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December.
Entries must be no longer than 500 words.
The results are announced within six weeks of each closing date and the three winning entries each quarter are published on the competition website.
The judge changes each quarter – details on the judge’s page at: www.flash500.com
Entry fee: £5 for one story, £8 for two stories
Optional critiques: £10 per story
Prizes are awarded as follows:
First: £250 plus publication in Words with JAM
Highly commended: A copy of The Writer’s ABC Checklist
Competition website: www.flash500.com