Time To Get Writing!

It’s 1 January 2020 and a new year beckons!

Resolutions have been made and if writing is your passion then what better way to get motivated than by sourcing a competition or two with a looming deadline.

I’ve copied details of a number of interesting competitions below and wish you luck with your writing and submission:

Cúirt New Writing Prize 2020
Deadline: 31 January 2020
Written Word: 2,000 words maximum.
Entry:  €10

The CWA Margery Allingham Short Mystery Competition 2020
Deadline: 29 February 2020
Written Word: 3,500 words maximum.
Entry:  £12

The CWA Debut Dagger Award
Deadline: 29 February 2020
Written Word: Opening of a crime novel not exceeding 3,000 words and a synopsis of up to 1,500 words.
Entry:  £36

2020 Bristol Short Story Prize
Deadline: 30 April 2020
Written Word: 4,000 words maximum.
Entry: £9


Please check all submission details to ensure correct – apologies from me if, in my excitement at finding such fabulous competitions to enter, there are any errors.


About Susan Condon

Irish Writer and Poet. Award winning, published short story writer.

Posted on January 1, 2020, in Writing, Writing Competitions and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. You’re ahead of me Susan. Day two of new year and I don’t even know where my laptop is 😱😱😱
    Definitely tomorrow… I’m on it!
    Catch up soon
    Trish x

    Sent from my iPhone

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