Creative writing contest: Hysteria Writing Competition 2020


31 July 2020
Enter short stories, flash fiction and poetry in any genre except horror or erotica

The competition, which is run by Linda Parkinson Hardman (pictured), supported the work of her social enterprise The Hysterectomy Association until that closed in 2019. It’s now run from Linda’s blog.

The competition is in the following categories: short story up to 600 words, flash fiction up to 100 words, poetry up to 12 lines and writing by under-16s in any of the above. Entries are invited in any genre except horror or erotica.

There is a £25 prize in each category and all the winners and runners up will be published in the Hysteria 7 anthology.

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Entry is free.
The closing date is 31 August 2020.

For full details see the website


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