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All categories can now be entered in Sterling or Euros!

Flash Fiction Competition

Now in its seventh 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. Open for entries  throughout 2016.

Entry fee: £5/€6.50 for one story, £8/€10 for two stories

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

Novel Opening Chapter & Synopsis Competition

This is an annual competition, which closes on 31st October 2016.  The judges for this competition will be the senior editors at Crooked Cat Publishing.

Entry fee: £10/€13

Prizes: £500 first prize, plus a runner’s up prize of £200

Short Story Competition

This is an annual competition for stories between 1,000 and 3,000 words, which closes on the 28th February 2017.

Entry fee: £7/€9 for one story, £12/€15.50 for two, £16/€21 for three and £20/€26 for four

Prizes: £500, plus publication in Words with JAM, £200, £100