Text Box: Flash 500 Home Page

Welcome to the Flash 500 Competitions Home Page. Listed below are the three competitions we currently run, including our Novel Opening Chapter & Synopsis category. Good luck with all your entries!

 

Flash Fiction Competition

Now in its fifth year, this quarterly open-themed competition for fiction up to 500 words has closing dates of 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December.

Entry fee: £5 for one story, £8 for two stories

Prizes: £300 plus publication in Words with JAM, £200 and £100

 

Humour Verse Competition

Now in its fourth year, any form of humour verse will be accepted, from a limerick to a poem of 32 lines.

This is also a quarterly competition with closing dates of 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December.

Entry fee: £3 for the first poem, £2.50 for each poem thereafter

Prizes: £150 plus publication in Words with JAM, £100 and £50

 

Novel Opening Chapter & Synopsis Competition

This is an annual competition, opening for entries on 1st May and closing on 31st October.† The judges for this competition will be the senior editors at Crooked Cat Publishing.

Entry fee: £10

Prizes: £500 first prize, plus a runnerís up prize of £200

 

 

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