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.
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.
And if you’re looking to stand out from the pack – our Short Story Essentials online course will give you the insider secrets and techniques for a polished short story (and invaluable feedback from a professional editor). UPDATED AUGUST 2018 Furious Fiction Presented by the Australian Writers’ Centre (us!
), this is a fun, fast and FREE short story challenge to flex your creative writing muscles each month.
Growing up in the 1970s and 80s, I saw my own coming of age reflected in the films of child star Tatum O’Neal – navigating newfound desires, the world of men, and multiple selves being invented and reinvented.
Featuring: Tony Birch • Zoë Bradley • Mikaella Clements • Craig Cormick • Laura Elvery • Andrea Gillum • Anne Hotta • Joshua Kemp • Jack Kirne • Julie Koh • Wayne Marshall • Chloe Michele • A.
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.