Wednesday, June 20, 2012

The Pink Pen Short Story Competition

Post date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Deadline: 3 September 2012

PinkPen has been created by and for writers and readers of fiction, particularly members and supporters of the LGBTQ community. PinkPen runs quarterly short fiction competitions- the latest short story competition is now open and the theme is… Five to Midnight
  • 1st prize: £100 (plus publication of the winning story on PinkPen.co.uk for 12 months)
  • 2nd prize: £50
  • 3rd prize: £25

The deadline for entries is 3rd September 2012 but please note the competition is open to a maximum of 100 entries and will close sooner if the maxmum is reached earlier.

Your story should be submitted by email to competition@PinkPen.co.uk. Please include your story within the main body of the email (attachments will not be opened). If you wish to use a pen name please specify this at the top of your email.

The entry fee for this competition is £4.50. Entry fee payments should be made via PayPal to competition@PinkPen.co.uk. Winners will be notified by email by 1st October 2012

HOW TO ENTER
  • Write a short story on the given theme, up to a maximum of 2,000 words .
  • Give your story a title – which does not have to be the same as the given theme.
  • Compose an email to competition@PinkPen.co.uk.
  • Ensure the title and the name you wish to be published alongside the story is clearly stated at the top of your email.
  • Copy your story into the body of the email (we are unable to open attachments for security reasons).
  • Send it to us!
  • If you wish to enter more than once you will need to follow these steps twice, and we will identify your different entries by the titles you give your stories.
  • We will contact you with your result from the judging process within 20 working days from the competition deadline.

Enter the competition here.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For queries: info@pinkpen.co.uk

For submissions: competition@PinkPen.co.uk

Website: http://www.pinkpen.co.uk/
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