Creative writing competition: Flash 500 Novel Opening


08 October 2021
Win a £500 first prize in the competition for a first chapter and synopsis

The annual Flash 500 Novel Opening competition invites entries of unpublished work from published, unpublished and self-published novelists.

The first prize is £500 and there is a runner-up prize of £200.

To enter, send the first chapter (no longer than 3,000 words) of an unpublished novel manuscript, plus a one-page synopsis (max 750 words).

The entry fee is £10 for one novel entry, £18 for two, and £26 for three.

The closing date is 31 October 2021.


For full details see the website.


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