Grindstones 2018 Flash Fiction 500

     Category:  Prose
     Deadline:  March 28, 2018  (expired!)
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    Grindstones 2018 Flash Fiction 500

    Organised by Grindstone Literary Services, whose mission is to nurture and reward new writing talent by offering competitions and editorial services, the 2018 Flash Fiction 500 competition invites you to challenge yourself by writing in just five hundred words on this year’s theme ’collision’.

    « They say that incident is the driving force behind plot - and what’s more incidental than a collision? Be it between two characters, two cultures, two cars, or two worlds, we encourage you to be creative. Show us your interpretation of collision, and secure your place in our next Anthology. »

    There are no restrictions on genre, or content, however, only submissions in English will be accepted.

    Entry fee is 4 GBP (approx. 5 USD).


    Open worldwide to any writers, of any age, either published or unpublished.


    • 1st Prize: 100 GBP (approx. 138 USD)
    • 2nd Prize: 50 GBP
    • 3rd Prize: 25 GBP
    • Shortlist: Publication in our 2018 Anthology

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