Abi Hennig

Free Flash Fiction would like to say a big thank you to Abi Hennig - who will be judge for Competition Four...which has now closed.

Read The last wolf in Brighton’s in the prize booth on the pier by Abi Hennig 

Hazel Turner



Competition Three - Free Flash Fiction would like to say a big thank you to Hazel Turner - Read her Competition Three  Judges Report here...


Judge of Competition Three - Hazel Turner won Free Flash Fiction Competition Two with her story 'I hate windows.'

Read it here...

Amy O'Neil

Competition Two  - Free Flash Fiction would like to say a big thank you to Amy O'Neil  - Read her Competition Two Judges Report here...

Read the Competition two winning story here...

For the Competition Two Shortlist click here

For the Competition Two Long-list click here


To read the Competition rules - please click here

For results and information of Competition One Click Here

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Hey Flash Fiction authors - One of the best sources for current competitions is the Christopher Fielden web site. The link below is specific to flash fiction competitions, but included on the site are writing tips, advice and challenges and a whole lot more!


Another brilliant resource for writing competitions is the Betas & Bludgers Writing Competitions List - click here 


Free Flash fiction would like to thank Tom O'Brien. When approached to see if he was interested in being the judge for our first competition, he did not hesitate to say yes.

Tom O'Brien's Novella-in-Flash Straw Gods is available now at Reflex Press.

 @tomwrote and www.tomobrien.co.uk

Free Flash Fiction would also like to thank Lou Willmott for her invaluable contribution as part of the FFF editorial team.

Check out the podcast Lou Reads 

'Writing a book is hard, but reading them is often easier! Join Lou as she talks, dissects, and shares ideas about her favourite reads, all from a writer's point of view.'

Competition Rules...

Entries/stories will be anonymised once they have gone through the administration process, then they will be read by members of the FFF editorial team, then potential long list entries will be sent to our judge, who will then prepare a shortlist and then pick one winner.
The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
Entrants must be 16 years or over.
Entries must be in English.
There is no limit to the number of entries an entrant may make but multiple entries must be submitted separately.
The competition is open to writers worldwide but stories must be written in English. Entry is open to everyone; locally, nationally and internationally.
An entry can only be made by the work's individual author.
Entries must be fiction but can be on any subject, and written in any style or form.
New and previously unpublished stories only please.
Please check your email address carefully before submitting your entry!
Do not use of copyrighted material, song lyrics etc.
Maximum word count is 300 (excluding title) minimum 100. Do not get disqualified!
Please copy and paste your work in the copy box.
Please include a word count on the story document.
All prize money will be awarded in £GBP via PayPal.
Entries will only be accepted in the following formats: Microsoft Word Document (.doc or .docx), OpenDocument Text (.odt), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and Text Document (.txt).
Worldwide copyright of each entry remains with the author.