Cranked Anvil Flash Fiction Competition

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The Cranked Anvil Flash Fiction Competition is a quarterly competition. Deadlines: 28th (or 29th) Feb; 31st May; 31st August; 30th November First prize: £100. Second prize: £25. It costs £3 for 1 entry, or £5 for 2 entries The two winning entries will be published on the website. Submit up to 500 words (not including […]

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Zephyr Short Story Competition

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The Zephyr Short Story Competition is run by the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Society of Authors. Judges: Whiti Hereaka (Open) and Mandy Hager (Junior) The competition has two sections: JUNIOR: writers 18 years and younger This category is free to enter. Submit up to 1,000 words. 1st Prize – $150 in book tokens […]

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August 2020 Competition Winner

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Suzie Watt lives in Christchurch, in 2018 she completed her Masters in Creative Writing with AUT, gaining First Class Honours. She has had one short story Published in Fresh Ink, a Collection of Voices from Aotearoa New Zealand 2019. Red Roses It was the sweet smell of marmalade that started it.   I was sitting in […]

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2021 St. Martin’s Minotaur/ Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition

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The 2021 St. Martin’s Minotaur/ Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition is open until January 1, 2021. No entry fee. Eligibility: any writer, aged 18 and over who has never been the author of a published novel. Manuscripts should be book length (no less than 220 typewritten pages or approximately 60,000 words) and […]

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Allen & Unwin Crime Fiction Prize

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The Allen & Unwin Crime Fiction Prize is open until February 26, 2021. The prize is open to all unpublished full-length manuscripts in the crime or thriller genres between 70,000 and 100,000 words in length written by residents of New Zealand and Australia. First prize is a publishing contract with advance against royalties of $25,000. […]

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