Valentine’s Day Short Story Competition

Gail Lawler has asked me to give a mention to the  Valentine’s Day short story competition that she is running through the website Entries should be on the subject of ‘Love’ and must be between 100 and 1,500 words in length.

The entry fee is £1 per story and the prizes are Amazon vouchers to the value of £30, £20 and £10 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes respectively.  These 3 winners, plus up to 20 additional entries, will be considered for publication in an e-book anthology and will receive a share of the royalties. The rules also state that ‘all entries will receive feedback’.

Entry is via email and the entry fee is payable via PayPal. Closing date is 5th February 2012 and the winning stories will be published on the website on 14th February 2012.

I’m sure that most of us have written a story at sometime on the theme of love, so with such a reasonable entry fee, now is the time to dig it out, polish it up and send it on its way!

But first check out the full terms and conditions  here.


  1. #1 by Julia on January 5, 2012 - 10:39 am

    Thanks for this. I don’t usually write slushy stuff, but I might have a go at this one. 🙂

  2. #2 by blogaboutwriting on January 5, 2012 - 7:25 pm

    thanks for this Sally – I have just entered! (with an old story of mine that, one day, will find a home!)

    • #3 by Sally Jenkins on January 5, 2012 - 7:34 pm

      Julia & Helen – Good Luck! I’ve entered too, so fingers crossed for us all.

  3. #4 by Patsy Collins on January 5, 2012 - 7:48 pm

    Thanks – might have a go at this.

  4. #5 by susanjanejones on January 8, 2012 - 7:41 pm

    That looks a good competition Sally, thanks.

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