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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.


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