Writing Competitions

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Unfortunately our system is not yet ready to accept online uploads of competition entries. We’re working hard to make the system better and more straightforward than ever, but in the meantime please send your entry by email to: writingcourses@warnersgroup.co.uk, with the correct Ref Code in the subject line.
 
If you would like to pay your entry fee by Paypal, please click here, make your payment and then quote your Paypal transaction reference within your email.
If you would like to pay your entry fee by telephone, please send your entry to writingcourses@warnersgroup.co.uk with your full contact details and we’ll be in touch to take the payment.

 

Our current Open Competitions, requiring a £5 entry fee, or £3 for subscribers to Writing Magazine, are:

Annual Humorous Short Story Competition
1,500-1,700 words; entry fee £5, £3 for subscribers; closing date, 14 March; Ref Code: Feb16/Humour

Triolet Poetry Competition
Any theme, in the triolet form; entry fee £5, £3 for subscribers; closing date, 14 March; Ref Code: Feb16/TriPoetry

Open 750-word Short Story Competition
750-word limit; entry fee £5, £3 for subscribers; closing date, 14 April; Ref Code: Mar16/750w

 

Our current subscriber-only competitions, requiring no entry fee, but open only to subscribers to Writing Magazine, are:

• Subscriber-only Dialogue-only Short Story Competition
1,500-1,700 words; free entry, subscribers only; closing date 14 March; Ref Code: Feb16/Dialogue

• Subscriber-only No-dialogue Short Story Competition
1,500-1,700 words; free entry, subscribers only; closing date 14 April; Ref Code: Mar16/Nodialogue

• Subscriber-only Holiday Poetry Competition
Holiday theme, 40 lines maximum; free entry, subscribers only; closing date, 14 April; Ref Code: Mar16/Holpoetry