Creative Writing NZ Flash Fiction Competition

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Creative Writing NZ Flash Fiction Competition

Competition Rules

  • As we receive a lot of emails, please do not email us with any questions about our competition. All rules are listed below.
  • The Creative Writing NZ Flash Fiction Competition is open to all writers aged 18 or over, all nationalities. Entries should be in English.
  • This is an ongoing monthly competition. The deadline is the last date of every month.
  • Submit one flash fiction each month.
  • Any theme.
  • Your story should not exceed 1,000 words.
  • Free to enter.
  • Send your entry to
  • Please include the word count on the first page.
  • Please submit your entry in one of the following formats: Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and OpenOffice/NeoOffice (.odt).
  • Your story should be unpublished (exception: publication on personal blogs and personal social media are acceptable).
  • Your story must not have won a monetary prize in any other writing competition.
  • All submissions should be the writer’s original work.
  • There will be one winner every month. First prize is $30. We send the prize money through PayPal.
  • The results will be published on our website by the 30th of the following month.
  • While we appreciate all competition entries, only the winners and shortlisted entrants will be contacted.
  • We reserve the right not to award any prize if we are dissatisfied with the standard of entries.
  • Authors retain all rights to their work.
  • The winning author will be given the option to publish their story on our website.
  • The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence can be entered into.



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