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Short Story Writing Competition

OUR SUMMER COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED

Enter our FREE short story competition for a chance to win a cash prize and see your winning entry published online!

Prizes:

The winner will receive £200 and publication on the Solution Loans website, with £50 and publication for three runners-up.

How To Enter:

We’re looking for short stories with the theme of "coins". Stories should be works of fiction, not personal accounts or experiences. You may choose to interpret the theme however you wish.

Send us your story, between 1000 to 2000 words, in a single doc, docx, txt or pdf file to shortstorycomp@solution-loans.co.uk with the subject heading:

Solution Loans Summer 2017 short story competition


Competition Closing Date:

Your entry must be submitted before midnight on

Saturday 30th September 2017


Entries will not be accepted after this date.

See the full terms & conditions below.

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Terms & Conditions:

  1. Eligibility

Entry is open to UK writers aged 18 or over. Entries must be the original and unpublished work of the entrant and not currently submitted for publication or for any other competition or award. Only one entry per person. Entrants retain copyright in their manuscripts.

  1. Entry Fees

The writing competition is free to enter.

  1. Manuscripts

Manuscripts can be uploaded in doc, docx, pdf and txt formats.

Short story manuscripts - please lay out your entry with a front page showing your name, address, phone number and email address. Please also give the story title and word count.

  1. Writing Competition Judging

Competition judges will be appointed by Solution Loans and their decision will be final. No correspondence will be entered into.

  1. Notification

Winners will be notified within two months of closing date after which date unplaced entries may be submitted elsewhere. Winning entries may not be submitted elsewhere for twelve months after that date without permission of Solution Loans who retain the right to publish winning entries in any form during those twelve months.

For queries, please contact us via: competitions@solution-loans.co.uk

Previous Short Story Competitions

Winter 2016/17 Competition

Winner & Runners Up

Entrants were asked to submit uplifting short stories which involved someone getting finance/a loan for a very specific purpose

You can read the winning entries and the judges' comments here.

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