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March 10, 2014

Writing Competitions and Opportunities Digest – Edition 37

by limebirdvanessa

Welcome to the 37th Edition of our weekly writing competitions and opportunities digest. If you missed the last edition, you can see it here.

We aim to cover a range of writing competition and opportunity types, geared to a range of levels. If there are particular types of writing opportunities you are looking for though, please do let us know and we’ll see what we can find!

Are you ready to get creative? Let’s go…


Opportunity type – Submissions required for a quarterly literary journal (prose, creative non-fiction and poetry).
Theme – The object of our desire.
Word count – Short stories up to 3500 words, flash fiction any length, creative non-fiction up to 1500 words or less, and poetry unspecified.
Organiser/publisher – Haunted Waters Press.
Reward – Publication in their summer 2014 issue.
Eligibility – Aged over 18.
Deadline – May 25, 2014 (or until filled).
Link for info – Haunted Waters Press Submissions. (They periodically add new submission calls to this page).
Notes – As always, it’s good to browse the site well, and look at a past issue to get a feel for their style.


Opportunity type – Short story competition.
Theme – Elves.
Word count – Up to 1,000 words.
Organiser/publisher – Legendary Post.
Reward – Mostly just the glory of winning, recognised by winners blog badges that winners can place on their own blog.
Eligibility – Any.
Deadline – March 31, 2014.
Link for info – Elven Story Writing Contest.
Notes – Note, they publish all entries on their site as they come in.


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