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Creative Calendar

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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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'The Scottish Book Trust is welcoming super short flash fiction!

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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!

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Date: Rolling

The VP welcomes the submission of stories and articles (1.5K-6K words) in the genres of SFF, horror and spec fic.

 

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Audience: all welcome

Enter for free: send up to 200 words, with winners published online.

 

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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.

 

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Audience: all welcome

Submit 1000 words of a novel to this major publisher to have the chance of joining this mentoring scheme... and maybe get a book deal!

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Audience: all welcome

The UK's biggest creative writing competition opens for submissions of flash fiction, stories, poetry and novels in November! 

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Audience: all welcome

Female writers can submit 10K words of a novel, to win £5000 and representation.

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Audience: all welcome

Cambridge University Press comp on the theme of 'Why has the rule of law become so fragile?' Enter 3K words for a chance at the $100,000 prize!

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Audience: all welcome

Welcomes entries from the UK and rest of the world.

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Audience: all welcome

Enter 2K words on the theme of 'love' to win an Arvon course and online publication with this leading organisation.

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Audience: all welcome

Our annual North London Literary Festival, with guest speakers, agents, authors, publishers and more! This year's theme: The Future of Storytelling!

Audience: all welcome

The UK's biggest playwriting competition! Win £7K and a full production of your script at the Bush Theatre!

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Audience: all welcome

Enter your novel for this prestigious Cambridge University scheme for female writers!

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Audience: all welcome

Send the first 5K words of your novel or novella to win a chance of being published.

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Audience: all welcome

Submit up to 250 words of poetry or flash fiction to win small cash prizes and publication in the anthology.

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Audience: all welcome

10-12 Feb 2023

 

lot of Japanese cosplay and so forth

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Audience: all welcome

The Felicity Bryan Literary Agency is looking for three writers from under-represented groups. Send 8-10K words of a novel and a synopsis

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Audience: all welcome

Send 15-20K words of your novel and a synopsis. You could win a book deal and £10K

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Audience: all welcome

26-28 May 2023

one of the biggest comic cons

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Audience: all welcome

16-18 June 2023

This publisher of SFF and spec fic will be accepting novels during a short window.

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