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Competition - closing date 30th April 2018

Creative Writing for All - Competition

Short Story and Poetry Competitions

Theme: Cats and/or Dogs

You are invited to write a short story up to 2,000 words and/or a poem of up to 40 lines on the above theme.

Short Story Prizes: £60, £30, £15

Poetry Prizes: £60, £30, £15

Closing Date: 30th April 2018

Entry fee: £5, additional entries £3.

Judges: Claire Apps and Robbie Porter

Entry forms by email:

Or website:

Or by post:  Creative Writing for All

  8 Field Walk, off Bath Road


  WR5 3AN

All profits made will go to RSPCA at The Holdings, Kempsey.

(For their second phase to build the reception building which will house the vets room, dog shower room, kitchen and 20 dog kennels. For further information you can go to : ).

Competition Rules:

  • The closing date is 30th April 2018.

Short Stories:

  • Entries of short stories must not exceed 2,000 words and must be on the theme “ Cats and/or Dogs".
  • Entries must be typed and double spaced.


  • Entries must not exceed 40 lines, and must be on the theme “ Cats and/or Dogs".
  • Entries can be single spaced.
  • Title at the top of each page. Pages must be numbered.
  • All entries must be on A4 white paper, single sided.
  • Entrants name and address must only be on the entry form, NOT the story/poem.
  • Only postal entries will be accepted.
  • Post to: Creative Writing for All, 8 Field Walk, off Bath Road, Worcester, WR5 3AN
  • Each entry must be accompanied by entry fee and entry form.
  • Entries will only be returned if accompanied by an SAE.
  • The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Winners will be notified at the end of June 2018.
  • Entries must be original work and previously unpublished.
  • Cheques/Postal Order payable to: 'Creative Writing For All'.

Entry Form

Name: __________________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________________

Postcode: ______________________________

Phone Number: ________________________________________

e-mail: _______________________________________________

Theme: 'Cats and/or Dogs'

Title of Story:______________________________________

Entry fee: £5 (additional entries £3)

I enclose a cheque/postal order for £________________

I have read the rules and agree to comply with all the entry conditions



  • I would like to be notified of further Creative Writing for All competitions

Yes _____________  No _____________

Please make cheques payable to:'Creative Writing For All'

Entries to be sent to:

   Creative Writing for All

   8 Field Walk, off Bath Road


   WR5 3AN

Closing Date : 30th April 2018

Please feel free to photocopy and distribute this form.