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Work in progress competition - Agora Books' Lost the Plot prize

29 May 2020

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Creative writing award: The Eccles Centre and Hay Festival Writers' Award
Two writers will each receive £20,000 funding for a current writing project…

28 May 2020

The Outsiders Project: Tattoo
The Outsiders Writers Project is gathering the stories of the meaning associated…

28 May 2020

JK Rowling releases new story, The Ickabog
Standalone The Ickabog is serialised daily online

27 May 2020

Creative writing competition: The 2020 Primadonna Prize
Win £500 and representation in the competition for unpublished, unagented…

26 May 2020

Northern Short Story Festival celebates its fifth birthday with an online summer…
30 May will feature a programme of workshops, masterclasses and a virtual pub…

26 May 2020

Creative writing competition: The Narrative Prize 2020
Win $4,000 for the best short story by a new or emerging writer

26 May 2020

Children's writing competition: Generation Lockdown
Generation Lockdown is a new competition for young writers between 7 and 17 to…

25 May 2020

Screenwriting competition: Green Stories QuiBi
Green Stories have extended the deadline for the competition for 8-10 minute…

23 May 2020

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