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For published, self-published and aspiring writers alike. Enter our short story competition and you have the chance to win one of our cash prizes and be published in our second anthology – Parracombe Prize 2022. 

To enter, simply submit a short story of no more than 2,022 words.
And that’s it!
Our entry requirements can be found on the ENTER page.

First prize £100
Second prize £50
Two runner-up prizes £25

Competition opens on 1st October 2021. The closing date for entries is midnight, 31st January 2022. 

The winner of the competition – along with the runners-up – will be announced in time for publication in May 2022. 
For each story there is an entry fee of £5.00 and you can enter up to three separate stories.

And, don’t forget to read our rules in full before you enter.

Good luck!