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  • Participant Forum Now Open

    Participant Forum Now Open

    The Not Quite Write Prize is more than a competition: it’s a community. That’s why we’ve created the Not Quite Write Participant Forum. The forum is a private online space where entrants can chat with fellow contestants, swap feedback, and even make new writing friends (and frenemies!) The forum is open now. Current Not Quite…

  • Not Quite Write Prize returns January 2024

    Not Quite Write Prize returns January 2024

    The Not Quite Write Prize is back and bigger than ever in January 2024! The competition includes all the things you love, with a brand-new anti-prompt to test your creative limits. Your entry fee of AUD $25 will go towards a drool-worthy prize pool of AU$2,000. There’ll also be a much higher chance of winning with 8…

  • Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction 2023 – Winner & Shortlist

    Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction 2023 – Winner & Shortlist

    The 2023 Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction challenged writers to create an original piece of fiction of no more than 600 words, which: The competition drew 678 entries from 51 countries around the world. That’s 406,800 words for our judges, Ed and Amanda, to read. For reference, that’s about the same number of…

News and Updates

  • Participant Forum Now Open

    Participant Forum Now Open

    The Not Quite Write Prize is more than a competition: it’s a community. That’s why we’ve created the Not Quite Write Participant Forum. The forum is a private online space where entrants can chat with fellow contestants, swap feedback, and even make new writing friends (and frenemies!) The forum is open now. Current Not Quite…

  • Not Quite Write Prize returns January 2024

    Not Quite Write Prize returns January 2024

    The Not Quite Write Prize is back and bigger than ever in January 2024! The competition includes all the things you love, with a brand-new anti-prompt to test your creative limits. Your entry fee of AUD $25 will go towards a drool-worthy prize pool of AU$2,000. There’ll also be a much higher chance of winning with 8…

  • Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction 2023 – Winner & Shortlist

    Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction 2023 – Winner & Shortlist

    The 2023 Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction challenged writers to create an original piece of fiction of no more than 600 words, which: The competition drew 678 entries from 51 countries around the world. That’s 406,800 words for our judges, Ed and Amanda, to read. For reference, that’s about the same number of…

News and Updates

  • Participant Forum Now Open

    Participant Forum Now Open

    The Not Quite Write Prize is more than a competition: it’s a community. That’s why we’ve created the Not Quite Write Participant Forum. The forum is a private online space where entrants can chat with fellow contestants, swap feedback, and even make new writing friends (and frenemies!) The forum is open now. Current Not Quite…

  • Not Quite Write Prize returns January 2024

    Not Quite Write Prize returns January 2024

    The Not Quite Write Prize is back and bigger than ever in January 2024! The competition includes all the things you love, with a brand-new anti-prompt to test your creative limits. Your entry fee of AUD $25 will go towards a drool-worthy prize pool of AU$2,000. There’ll also be a much higher chance of winning with 8…

  • Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction 2023 – Winner & Shortlist

    Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction 2023 – Winner & Shortlist

    The 2023 Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction challenged writers to create an original piece of fiction of no more than 600 words, which: The competition drew 678 entries from 51 countries around the world. That’s 406,800 words for our judges, Ed and Amanda, to read. For reference, that’s about the same number of…