Wednesday, 25 August 2010


There's only a few days left to enter this one so get scribbling. Words below courtesy of their website.

Let's keep it simple, eh? We're looking for the best short story of up to 2,500 words. Please note that we are looking for the Best Short Story, not bribes. If you wish to send vast sums of money, tickets for sell-out concerts, rare signed first editions, feel free, but as the stories will be judged anonymously, it won't help you much.

1st Prize - £300
2nd Prize - £100
3rd Prize - £50

31st August 2010, 12pm GMT

All three winning entries will be published in the December 2010 issue of Words with JAM.

£6 for one entry, £10 for two.

Sue Moorcroft will be selecting our three winners from this year's shortlist. Sue writes short stories, serials and novels – her third novel, Starting Over, was published in November 2009, with All That Mullarkey to follow on 1 June 2010. She’s both editor of and contributor to Loves Me, Loves Me Not, a short story anthology celebrating the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s 50th Anniversary.

Also a creative writing tutor, Sue’s first ‘how to’ book, Love Writing – How to Make Money Writing Romantic or Erotic Fiction, was published in January. for news and writing tips

Please CLICK HERE for information on how to enter.

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