Competitions

Flash Fiction Five/Twenty-nine Competition

Closing date: 31st May 2020

Judge: Michael Loveday

First prize: Gold Flash Fiction Membership of Retreat West (worth £200) or £100 cash alternative

Runner up: Silver Flash Fiction Membership of Retreat West (worth £100) or £50 cash alternative

Entry Fee: £7 for each set of five stories, or £10 for two sets.

Submit FIVE stories, each with a maximum of 29 words (maximum 145 words total).

The stories, which can be on any theme, should work together as a collection or sequence, and will be judged on that basis.
The full set of five stories should be given one collective title, and each of the five stories can have its own title also. Any titles do not form part of the total word count.

Click here for full rules and how to enter.

Michael Loveday’s flash fiction novella, Three Men on the Edge, was published by V. Press (2018) and was shortlisted for the 2019 Saboteur Award for Best Novella. His writing has appeared in The Spectator; Flash: the International Short-Short Story Magazine; Funny Bone: Flashing for Comic Relief; and National Flash Fiction Day Anthologies in 2017 & 2019. He teaches an online workshop in writing a novella-in-flash sequence: https://novella-in-flash.com/ and is a Director of the National Association of Writers in Education.  

Author Website:

www.michaelloveday.com

Follow Michael on Twitter: @pagechatter

More about Retreat West: http://retreatwest.co.uk

5/29 Flash Fiction entry

Enter one set of five stories for the 5/29 Flash Fiction competition, closing date: 31 May 2020.

£7.00

Two 5/29 Flash Fiction entries

Enter two sets of five stories for the 5/29 Flash Fiction competition, closing date: 31 May 2020.

£10.00