THE SHERBORNE SHORT STORY COMPETITION
|The Sherborne Short Story Competition 2017 will open on 01 April 2017
with a first prize of £250, a second prize of £100, and a third prize of £50.
Full terms of entry and how to enter online via the submission form will be available from 01 April 2017.
The Competition is open to everyone but all
entrants must be aged 16 or over at the time of entry; there is no upper age
Entries submitted by post should be sent to
Sherborne Short Story Competition, Sundial House, The Sheeplands, Sherborne,
Dorset DT9 4BS
Copyright remains with the author
The story may not be published elsewhere.
The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence can be entered into. (The competition’s judges will be announced on 10 June 2017.)
Authors of the three winning stories, and possible runners-up, grant The Sundial Press the non-exclusive right to internationally publish those stories as part of an anthology, in print and ebook editions, including reprints and new editions of that anthology plus used for Competition publicity purposes. The winner of the Competition may also be eligible for a publishing contract with The Sundial Press.
Please note: as one of the aims of the competition is to promote literacy, the judges will be particularly interested in the following:
Accurate use of spelling, grammar and punctuation
Use of imagination
Originality of thought and interpretation of theme
Entertaining content that is thought provoking, intriguing, moving and,
above all, enjoyable.
Further details of the Competition will be posted
regularly during the period prior its launch.
Should you wish to contact us please email here.
The Sherborne Short Story Competition
Dorset DT9 4BS
Tel: 01935 814113
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