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WoW CreativeWritingMatters Short Story Competition


The 2015 Wow! One Thousand Words competition is for stories in English of 1,000 words, not including the title. We will allow up to fifty words over or under a thousand.

Stories should not have previously been published or won a prize in any other competition.

  • Cost to Enter: £5

  • Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018

  • First Prize: £200

  • Second Prize: £100

  • Third Prize: £50

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