Writers Bureau Short Story Competition 2012

The Writers Bureau, Britain’s leading creative writing correspondence college, are once again sponsoring a Short Story Competition for 2012.

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 2012.

For further details, to download an entry form or to enter online visit: www.wbcompetition.com

If you require an entry form by post or have any queries, please contact:

The Competition Secretary
The Writers Bureau
8-10 Dutton Street
Manchester, M3 1LE
Tel: 0161 819 9922


4 thoughts on “Writers Bureau Short Story Competition 2012

  1. Just wondering if there’s any guideline on when the results of the competition will be announced? I note the Poetry Competition gives an announcement date but there doesn’t seem to be one for the Short Story Competition.

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