Tight Situation


23:59 - 15 December 2023

Put your characters in difficulties from the beginning in this month's competition. Stories can be in any style or genre, from thriller to romance – and it's up to you to decide if the situation gets even tighter, or if you create a happy ending!

Your story should be 1,500-1,700 words. The closing date is 15 December.



The winner will receive £100 and publication in Writing Magazine, with £25 and publication in our Competition Showcase for the runner-up

Standard Rate
£ 7.50
Subscriber/Member Rate
£ 6.00