PoW-WoW Festival of Writing 2017 - Short Story Competition
Ahead of the PoW-WoW Festival of Writing on the 7th of May 2017, we're running a competition to get you writing. Myths and mysteries are the root of many stories so we'd like to hear your take on urban myths or city-based fairy tales. Use the form below to send us a 1000 word story by midnight on the 31st March 2017. Up to three winners will be chosen and the prizes will be free tickets to the 2017 festival and the opportunity to be part of the festival by reading your story during the event. All stories will be judged anonymously by the festival committee. By submitting your story you confirm that you agree with our Terms and Conditions which are listed below.
Terms and conditions for submissions:
- This call for submissions is open to all subscribers to the PoW-WoW mailing list except members of the PoW-WoW Festival of Writing committee.
- The competition theme is 'Urban myths and fairytales', but you are free to interpret this as you like.
- By submitting your story you accept these Terms and Conditions.
- Your submission must be a complete, original story up to a maximum of 1000 words and entirely your own work.The title will not be included in the 1000 word limit.
- You must submit your story using the online submission form and giving your full name and email address. Please keep a copy of your work as all unsuccessful entries will be deleted once the winners are announced.
- Only one submission per person.
- The window for submissions opens on the 1st February 2017 and closes on the 31st March 2017. Entries received outside this time period will not be considered.
- The successful submissions will be chosen anonymously by the festival committee. Their decision is final. The successful author will be notified by email in April 2017. Their name and story title will be listed in the PoW-WoW newsletter for May 2017.
- As the author of your story, you retain the copyright to your entry.
- By submitting an entry, you grant PoW-WoW a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide licence to use and publish the winning stories electronically.