Everyone 17 years and over, anywhere in the world is invited to take part – for a seriously awesome cash prize.
Opens: 5pm (Sydney/Melbourne time) on the first Friday of the month Closes: 55 hours later (midnight, Sunday) Word limit: 500 words Prize: AUD$500 cash to the winning story every single month Join the Furious Fiction Fan Club to be notified as soon as the next challenge goes live.
Closes: 15 October 2018 Word limit: 2500 words Entry fee: $15 Prize: $1000 for the winner and $300 for a highly commended story. Odyssey Short Story Competition This competition is open to writers of all ages and experience.
The money raised from the competition will go towards the work of Odyssey House Victoria – providing a supportive drug-free environment for people and their families affected by problems associated with drugs and alcohol.
The theme can be interpreted as broadly as you like and the competition is open to everyone.
This is an international competition and writers outside of Australia are encouraged to enter.Prizes are awarded in Short Story, Theatre Script and Poetry categories.Open: Closes: 22 August 2018 Word limit: 3000 words for short stories Prize: 00 for the winning short story, 00 for the best theatre script and 00 for the poetry prize Manchester Fiction Prize Open internationally to new and established writers aged 16 and over with a major prize up for grabs.2018 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction Lip Magazine launches its annual The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction.This is a themed fiction competition open to all women, female-identifying and non-binary writers.Closes: 14 September 2018 Word limit: 2500 words Entry fee: £17.50 Prize: £10,000 for the winning story The Andy Griffiths Kids’ Writing Competition Perfect for young writers!Dymocks and Pan Macmillan invite Australian kids to exercise their creative minds and submit an imaginative short story – that will be judged by bestselling author Andy Griffiths.The top 5 entries (including the winner) will each win an Andy Griffiths book pack containing 14 books valued at 6.86 each.Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Prize 2018 Awarded to a previously unpublished story on the theme ‘Feeding Time’.Lane Cove Literary Awards This is a prestigious national writing competition organised by Lane Cove Council.Australian writers over 16 years of age are invited to participate.