Dark short story competition


23:59 - 15 August 2022

Go dark for this month's open short story competition, whether that means tales of deceit and deception, things that go bump in the night, dystopian spec fic or anything else that comes to mind, just make sure you unnerve us.

Your story should be 1,500-1,700 words and the closing date is 15 August 2022.


The winner will receive £200 and publication in Writing Magazine, with £50 and publication in Competition Showcase for the runner-up.

Standard Rate
£ 7.50
Subscriber Rate
£ 5.00