The Glittery Literary Short Story Contest

Submission Details

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The Glittery Literary Short Story Contest.

A regular competition for you to showcase your original fiction.

There is no theme, there is no topic, there is no genre specification. You can write whatever makes you happy (or sad, or scared, or whatever) as long as it is original fiction and entirely your own work and not published elsewhere.

Open for entries: CURRENTLY CLOSED

Deadline: TBC

Winners will be announced on or before: TBC

Maximum word count: 2500.

OPTIONAL entrance fee: We suggest £3.00 per story (up to three stories are permitted).

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

Work must not already be published via any medium in any way. This includes self-publishing or on your own website.

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 'SHORT STORY' in the title of the email followed by your story title and then your pen name.

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 images, .PNG files or .PDF files as these will not be considered.

Use an easy to read, clear font. We suggest black Times New Roman, size 12, double spaced. If we cant read it, we cant publish it.

If you have any questions, get in touch at the email address above.

Copyright remains with the author.