This competition has a longer max word count than most - 4,000.
Writing4all is an Irish writing website that runs an Annual Writing Spirit Short Story Competition. This year the judge is Christine Dwyer-Hickey. The contest is open to all nationalities and all genres. The prize-winning stories, along with merited stories will be published in an anthology at the end of the competition.
The contest runs for four rounds throughout the year. The next submission deadline is - 30th September. At the end of each round, the best stories, as chosen by a panel of judges will be shortlisted for the award. €7 per story
Entries may be submitted by post to:
The Writing Spirit Award 2011
Spade Enterprise Centre
North King Street
Republic of Ireland
Alternatively, you can submit your work by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Entries must be pasted into the body of the email; attachments will not be opened. Entries must also clearly have the words "The Writing Spirit Award 2011” in their subject lines to prevent being treated as spam.
Other Short Story Competition Deadlines coming up include The Dromineer on the 19th August & on the 3rd of August, there's Over The Edge
Good luck and have a good weekend:)