Competitions With August Deadlines

pen

**READ ALL RULES AND TERMS & CONDITIONS BEFORE ENTERING**

1st
Ilkely Literature Festival Competition

Genre: Fiction and Poetry
Word Count: Fiction- Maximum 3000 words, Poetry- Maximum 30 lines
Entry Fee: £5
Prize: £200
http://www.ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.uk/competitions/

1st
Costa Short Story Award

Genre: Fiction
Word Count: Maximum 4000
Entry Fee: FREE
Prize: £3,500
http://www.costa.co.uk/costa-book-awards/costa-short-story-award/

3rd
The Word Hut 14th Short Story Competition

Genre: Fiction
Word Count: Maximum 1000
Entry Fee: £4.00
Prizes: 1st- £70, 2nd- £35, 3rd- £15
http://www.thewordhut.com/

11th
Equestrian Short Story Competition

Genre: Equestrian Fiction
Word Count: Maximum 6000 words plus 500 word synopsis
Entry Fee: FREE
Prize: Winning story to be published as Ebook, with proceeds going to World Horse Welfare
http://www.hay-net.co.uk/equestrian-short-story-competition-2014

23rd
The Bigger Picture- Reflections on the Great War

Genre: Prose and poetry written in response to art associated with World War I. The art could be visual art, music, poetry, film etc.
Word Count: Prose- Maximum 3000 words, Poetry Maximum 50 lines
Entry Fee: Prose- £3, Poetry £2
Prizes: 1st-£50, 2nd-£30, 3rd- £20
http://www.saveaswriters.co.uk/

29th
Manchester Fiction and Poetry Prizes

Genre: Fiction and Poetry
Word Count: Fiction- Maximum 2500 words, Poetry- three to five poems
Entry Fee: £17
Prizes: £10,000 in each category
http://www.manchesterwritingcompetition.co.uk/

31st
Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

Genre: Fiction and Poetry
Word Count: Fiction- Maximum 2000, Poetry- Maximum 40 lines
Entry Fee: £10 plus VAT for two pieces in either category
Prizes: £500 in each category
http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/creativewriting
31st
The Salopian Poetry Society’s Open Poetry Competition

Genre: Poetry
Word Count: Maximum 42 lines
Entry Fee: £3 or £10 for four
Prizes: 1st- £200, 2nd-£100, 3rd-£50, 6x runners-up- £25
http://www.thesalopianpoetrysociety.webeden.co.uk/#/competition-rules/4531672813

31st
Creative Writing Matters Flash Fiction Competition

Genre: Fiction
Word Count: Maximum 250 words
Entry Fee: £3
Prizes: 1st-£100, 2nd-£25
http://www.creativewritingmatters.co.uk/2014-flash-competition.html

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow Thoughts That Breathe on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.