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From the annual North London Literary Festival, to Writers in Discussion (our regular online series), to writing competitions, to our Creative Writing Masterclasses, there’s plenty to get your teeth into. Start chewing here!
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Date: Rolling, monthly
Audience: All welcome
The famous Stylist magazine is looking for 1000-word short stories in any genre, on an ongoing basis, and they pay a healthy amount!
More info here.
The VP welcomes the submission of stories and articles (1.5K-6K words) in the genres of SFF, horror and spec fic.
Audience: all welcome
Globe Soup invites you to sign up to receive free writing challenges in a range of genres... and there are prizes to win.
Every month, the Scottish Book Trust runs a 50-word flash fiction competition, to win small prizes and publication.
More info here
Send up to 800 words of arts journalism to win £3K and publication!
Send 2.5K words to win up to £3K. Bargain!
Under the theme of 'Voices', the UK's longest-running student-organised literary festival returns, with authors, publishers, journalists and more.
Send 2.5K-10K words of food writing for a chance to win £1500 and publication.
The UK’s national sci-fi convention, taking place in Telford.
Under-represented writers should send 5K words of a novel to win mentorship from the Greene&Heaton lit agency.
Free to enter for low income writers - win £1000 and publication in return for 1-5K words.
One of the UK's biggest comic cons.
With guests from scifi/fantasy movies and TV series.
Conference in Oxford run by The Tolkien Society, for fans, scholars and students.