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Creative writing competition: The Cheshire Prize for Literature 2020
This year's competition for Cheshire writers is for writing themed around all…

18 December 2020

Creative writing awards: The 2021 Northern Writers Awards
The Awards from New Writing North are open for entries from writers based in the…

16 December 2020

Creative writing prize: Globe Soup Winter 2020 Flash Fiction Competition
Win a £1,000 prize for an 800-word story featuring a secret location

15 December 2020

First Write launches 24-hour writing challenge for New Year's Day 2021
The writing marathon is a fundraiser to raise donations for tree-planting…

14 December 2020

Creative writing prize: The Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition
Win a £1,000 prize in the annual international competition from the Scottish…

14 December 2020

John le Carré dies aged 89
The great espionage writer defined the Cold War era with his spy thrillers

14 December 2020

Travel writing prize: Bradt Guides New Travel Writer of the Year competition…
The competition for unpublished travel writers is inviting entries on the theme…

14 December 2020

Creative writing competition: The National Rhys Davies Short Story Competition
The winner will receive £1,000 and their story will be published in an anthology…

12 December 2020

Creative writing competition: The Bournemouth Writing Prize
The competition offers development prizes as well as cash awards

11 December 2020

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