November Flash Fiction Competition

General Information:
Entries are limited to financial members only. Entries will not be accepted if they exceed the maximum word limit – even if by one word, and must comply with all the required parameters. Your email must include author’s name, story title, and word count. One entry per member, and sent as a Word file (.doc or .docx file). PDF files will not be accepted as they lose formatting in transition.

Submit entries to: competitions@ballaratwriters.com by 4 pm Friday, 24 November 2017. Voting will open here the next day and will close at 4 pm on Wednesday 29 November.

Come along to our Members’ Night on Wednesday 29 November at 6.30 pm at the Bunch of Grapes Hotel to hear the winner announced. You can have dinner there from 6 pm (Results will also be posted here the day after.) This is also the night that we announce the winners of the Southern Cross Literary Competition, and, our wind-up night of the year. A great evening should be had by all who are there. RSVPs will be asked for.

This month’s Flash Competition parameters are:

There is no keyword or prompt this month as we want to encourage everyone to enter. There’s $100 in it this month as it is the “Pamela Miller Memorial Prize”.

You’ve got to be in it to win it, and this is our last FF Competition for this year, so please, everyone submit something and let’s finish the year with a boomer array of stories.

Genre:     Open

Word count:      not more than 300 words (the title is excluded from the word count)

Conditions of entry

Your entry must:

  1. Be in 12 point Times New Roman font
  2. Have single line spacing
  3. Have a title
  4. Include the author’s name
  5. Include the word count; exclusive of the title
  6. Be submitted as a Word.doc, or .docx file (PDF files lose all formatting in their transition and will not be accepted in that form)

 

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