Lustrous Long Story Contest

Please pay for your entry using the PayPal link above and then send your entry to our email address (following the instructions provided).


A regular competition for you to showcase your longer pieces of original fiction.

There is no theme, there is no topic, there is no genre specification. You can write whatever makes you happy, as long as it is original fiction and entirely your own work.

Open for entries: 6th October 2021

Deadline: 31st January 2022 (11:59 GMT)

Winners will be announced on or before 21st February 2022

Maximum word count: 2000.

OPTIONAL entrance Fee: £3.00 per story (up to two stories permitted each month)

First prize: £30.00 cash and publication in our Glittery Literary book.

Other highly commended entries will also be selected for publication in our anthology.

​Stories must be typed in English and must be your own original work.

Work must not already be published via any medium and in any way, traditionally or self.

In the body of your email please type your full name (and pen name if applicable), title of your story, and the word count (not including title).

Please type 'LONG STORY' in the title of the email.

Please attach your manuscript as an email attachment, with no identifying marks, in one of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .rtf, .txt

Please send your entry as an attachment to this email address:

Please do not send us .PNG files or .PDF files as these will not be considered.

Use an easy to read, clear font -- remember -- if we cant read it, we cant publish it. No images or colours please.

Copyright remains with the author.