Short Story/Poetry   Writing Competition and Workshop

#NaNoWriMo  stands for National  November Writing Month, which is a writing challenge that takes part.. yes, in November!

This year we will be running a month-long writing workshop and a  writing competition.   

The workshop will take place via a Facebook group  and each day    we will provide hints, tips and accountability to ensure that you complete the task.  

Published    and unpublished writers are welcome.

We will announce the writing topic on Friday 15th October and you will have from then until Friday 22nd October  at 23.59 to apply.

We will accept short stories up to 5,000 words or poetry submissions.  Work must be original and not plagiarised in any way, otherwise will result in immediate  disqualification (with no refunds) 


1st Prize

  • Completed work  will be featured  as the first story in the book 

  • 10 complimentary copies of the book

  • Book will be named after winning story/poem

  • An offer of a contract to publish with us

Runner-up  Prizes

  • Top 20 stories/poems published in a short story book in Feb 2022

  • A complimentary copy of the completed book, along with the opportunity to buy more copies at a reduced price, up to 30% off the RRP

Cost to participate: £20