The Not Quite Write Prize for Flash Fiction challenges writers to create an original piece of flash fiction based on two typical writing prompts plus one anti-prompt.
What’s an anti-prompt?
It’s a call to break a specific rule of writing. You know, those things you must never do if you hope to be a successful writer? Well, this is your chance to prove ‘em wrong.
Participants will compete for AU$2,000 in cash prizes, including AU$1,000 for the winner, cash prizes for the entire shortlist and two bonus ‘wildcard’ prizes.
The competition will commence at midday 12.00pm AEDT Friday 19 January 2024 (Sydney, Australia time).
Entrants will have until midnight AEDT on Sunday 21 January 2024 to submit a 500-word piece of original fiction in response to the given criteria.
Entrants will receive details about how and where to submit their entry when the competition opens. They’ll also have access to the exclusive Participant Forum, to swap beta reads and discuss ideas.
The competition is open to all ages and levels of ability all over the world. Parents and guardians should note, however, that entries are not censored, and young entrants may be exposed to themes and language inappropriate for their age.
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