Short Story Competition – Closes 1st November!

The competition is closing on November 1st. The rules are simple; the theme can be any subject. There is a maximum 2000-word limit. Closing date is 1st November. There is no entry fee. Entries must not have been published previously and must not have been entered for other awards. Submissions must be made either as a Word Document (as an email attachment) or typed on single-sided A4 paper – plain font, 12 point, and double-spaced. Winners will be announced in the December edition.


1st Prize – £50.00 & £50.00 book tokens
2nd Prize – £25.00 & £25.00 book tokens
3rd Prize – £25.00 book tokens


By email:

By post, addressed to:

The Editor
The Village Gazette (Short Story Competition)
PO Box 10672
NG14 6YZ

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