Friday, 6 December 2013

Tales of Eltham: Eltham Short Story Competition 2014

Organised by Eltham Arts
Short stories up to 300 words wanted about...

Be Part of Creative Eltham! Your Community!

Free your imagination and write! A funny story?  A true story? Science fiction? A ghost story ? A mystery ? An Eltham romance?

Prizes and awards for all age groups at World Book Night on 23rd April 2014 at The Eltham Centre, 2 Archery Rd, Eltham SE9 1HA

For entries or more information contact or 0208 859 4678

Tales of Eltham - Competition Rules
  • Short stories up to 300 words to be submitted with the theme 'An Eltham Experience', on any subject, but must be suitable for an all age audience. 
  • Entry is free but all entries must clearly be set in the London SE9 , UK area. 
  • There will be prizes in three age groups (under 12, 12 to under 18 and over 18) 
  • All ages can enter. If aged under 18 the name and contact details for a parent/guardian must be provided and they must give permission. 
  • If short stories are submitted through a school, the school must ensure that parental permission has been given for the story to be submitted. and details provided on request. 
  • Up to two entries are allowed per person. 
  • The name of the entrant , age , and story title must be in the header of the email. ( e.g. Frank Jones over 18 'A Mysterious Day in Eltham Palace') The short story, with a suitable title, and no author's name must be typed on one side of paper and attached to the email. 
  • The email must include name with contact details (name, address, phone number ) and if the entrant is under 18 details of parental permission or school staff contact. 
  • Schools, colleges and groups may submit entries on UBS memory stick. Contact for details. 
  • Be careful with spelling and grammar as entries will be displayed or published as submitted. 
  • The judges will be looking for an imaginative story with a good use of language The closing date of the competition is Friday 21st February 2014. 
  • The judges’ decision is final and neither the judges nor the organisers will enter into any correspondence. 
  • The copyright of the short stories remains with the author. However, authors , by entering the competition, grant the organisers the right to publish and/or broadcast.

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