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
Competition One - ended 23rd Oct 2020
To read the Competition One winning story click here!
To read the Judge's Report by Tom O'Brien, click here.
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
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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New and previously unpublished stories only please.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.