Monday, 9 May 2011

Weekly writing competitions

Details of writing competitions that are currently running are provided below. There's a little something for everyone so why not give it a go?

The publishing house Cinnamon Press runs twice yearly competitions for poetry, short story and novels/novellas. The closing dates for these competitions are 30 June and 30 November. The prizes available for short stories and poetry are £100 + publication in their anthology. The prizes available for novels include £400 plus a full manuscript appraisal for four runners up. Please note that Cinnamon Press competitions are predominately aimed at newer writers.

The Daily Telegraph Travel Writing competition is currently open to submissions. It offers a yearly first prize of £1000, with £200 for the best entry received each month.

The Lightship Short Story Competition is currently open, with a stated closing date of 30 June 2011. It will be jusged by Toby Litt and has a first prize of £1000 avaliable.
If you write short stories, novellas, poetry, non-fiction pieces or full novels then contact Words Worth Reading Ltd and see how we can help with your writing.

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