Creative writing prize: Flash 500 Short Stories Competition 2023/24


19 September 2023
The annual short fiction contest has a £500 first prize

The Flash 500 Short Stories Competition invites entries of original, unpublished short fiction between 1,000 and 3,000 words. All themes and genres are welcome, including stories for children.

The first prize is £500, and there are second and third prizes of £200 and £100.

The entry fees are £7 for one story, £12 for two, £16 for three and £20 for four.

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The closing date is 28 February 2024.

For full details see the website.


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