Grand Flash Prize 2022


23:59 - 31 December 2022

After the success of the competition in 2021, we’re pleased to announce the launch of the £1,000 Writing Magazine Flash Prize 2022. The open competition invites your short stories in any form, on any topic.

The only stipulation is that your story should be a maximum 500 words.

Stories will be judged by the Writing Magazine editorial team – editor Jonathan Telfer and assistant editor Tina Jackson – and the winner published in Writing Magazine in 2023.

The closing date is 31 December.


First prize is £1,000.


  • £250 for second
  • £100 for third
  • a WM Courses mini-critique for fourth
  • a twelve-month WM subscription for fifth.


See the rules for this competition here

Standard Rate
£ 15.00
Subscriber/Member Rate
£ 10.00