Competition deadline: 31st January 2021
The competition is UK based but International entries are welcome.
Prizes: £150, £50 and £25. Winning stories will be published on the Fiction Factory website and in a later anthology.
Length of story: max 1,000 words
All types of stories are welcome (excluding Children’s and Young Adult Fiction).
Entry Fee: £5 (£9 for 2 entries, £13 for three entries)
In the body of the email, please include:
the name of your story
the word count
Please tell us how you heard about our competition.
Fiction Judge: Writer and Coach, Helen Cox
Helen Cox is a Yorkshire-born novelist and poet with an MA in creative writing from the University of York St. John. Helen edited her own independent film magazine for five years and has penned four non-fiction books. Her first two novels were published by HarperCollins in 2016. She currently writes about a crime-solving librarian for Quercus Books. More information can be found at helencoxbooks.com
Terms and Conditions
The Competition is open to anyone aged 16 or over.
International entries are welcome but stories must be written in English.
Stories must be previously unpublished
Deadline: 31st January 2021.
There is no minimum word count but your story must not exceed 1,000 words.
All genres will be accepted except Children’s and Young Adult Fiction
Entrants may submit as many stories as they wish, see multiple story fees discounts above
All work submitted must be the entrant’s own original writing, and should not have appeared in print or appear on a website (including blogs and social networking sites).
Winners will be announced in February, 2021
The judge’s decisions are final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
See here for further information.