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CURRENT COMPETITIONS

If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it. ~Toni Morrison
So you want to enter some competitions well here's is the page. The Big 50/50 competition is seasonal. In TB1 where you can win a Whopping 50% of all competitions fees e.g, 20 people enter and the cost is £5.00 that is £100.00 in the kitty. The winner will then get 50%, in this case, £50.00 the runner up will get 25% or £25 in this case.
Please find some basic rules here. If you want full list of rules please  email me  here  or to view them please go here
  1. All entries have to be sent via email to  CNWriters (no email see offline method)
  2. MS word/word pad documents only in Dot, Doc or .txt format only.
  3. Please forward your PayPal transaction email to me and please put your contact details in the body of the email also enclosing your stories title too
  4. The document itself needs to be attached.
  5. All entries MUST have the title, word count and page number in the footer. Failure to adhere to the entry guidelines will result in disqualification from this competition. No refunds offered
Please Note
Although our favoured entry method is via email. CNW does understand that not everyone may have an email, so we have compiled an alternative method. See across
Address for postal entries is

Chipping Norton Writers and Publishers
12 Edward Stone Rise
Chipping Norton
Oxfordshire
OX7 5EP
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The CNW
Big One - SP18

Title: The CNW Big One
Entry Fee: From £7.00
Winnings: There are 2 prizes, first place will get 50% of the winnings and the runner-up gets 25% and possible publication)
Word count: Minimum 2,000 max 10,000 not including title
Requirements: CNW is looking for medieval stories. This can include first chapters of possible novels. As long as it is in the medieval fantasy genre it will be included. Providing it meets all other criteria.
Closing date: 11:59 pm 23 June 2018
Dowload antry form
Please use this link fill out a form to send a cheque
Submission guidelines - All entries have to be sent via email to  andy.hesford@cnwritersandpublishers.info word/word pad documents only in Dot, Doc, RTF or .txt format only. Please put your contact details in the body of the email also enclosing your stories title and can you please put your PayPal transaction reference as the email title, whilst the document itself needs to be attached. 

Picture that

Picture that SP17
Title - Picture That
Entry Fee - £2.50
Winnings - £25.00 Plus publication in a forthcoming compendium
Word count - minimum 1000 max 5000 words not including title
Requirements - All entries must be between 1000 and 5000 words based on the picture across. 
Closing date: 11:59 pm 31 May 2018
Submission guidelines - All entries have to be sent via email to  andy.hesford@cnwritersandpublishers.info MS word/word pad documents only in Dot, Doc, RTF or .txt format only. Please put your contact details in the body of the email also enclosing your stories title and can you please put your PayPal transaction reference as the email title, whilst the document itself needs to be attached.
Dowload entry form
Please use this link fill out a form to send a cheque
Dowload entry form
Please use this link fill out a form to send a cheque

300 Word Flash

Title - 300 Word Flash
Entry Fee - £1.00
Winnings - The winner will get £20 plus publication in an anthology Plus an author spotlight in the anthology. The runner-up will get £5  plus publication in an anthology. All entries will be considered for publication
Word count - Up to 300 words Maximum
Requirements - Each story can be of any genre but must be based on spring and also includes an entry form ( get yours here )
Closing date: 11:59 pm 30 May 2018
Submission guidelines - All entries have to be sent via email to andy.hesford@cnwritersandpublishers.info MS word/word pad documents only in Dot, Doc, RTF or .txt format only. Please put your contact details in the body of the email also enclosing your stories title and can you please put your PayPal transaction reference as the email title, whilst the document itself needs to be attached.
Dowload antry form
Please use this link fill out a form to send a cheque
Dowload antry form
Please use this link fill out a form to send a cheque
Chapter one

1k Short

Title - 1k Short Story Competition
Entry Fee - £2.00 
Winnings - The top five entries will receive a firstwriter.com voucher worth  £10, allowing them to take out a free subscription to  firstwriter.com , providing access to details of hundreds of  publishers literary agents, writing competitions , and  magazines !"
Word count - Up to 1000 words not including title
Requirements - Up to 1000 words on any fantasy theme. The story must begin with the line 'You alright mate?' No PayPal you need an entry form ( get yours here )
Closing date: 11:59 pm 15 August 2018
Submission guidelines - All entries have to be sent via email to  andy.hesford@cnwritersandpublishers.info  MS word/word pad documents only in Dot, Doc, RTF or .txt format only. Please put your contact details in the body of the email also enclosing your stories title and can you please put your PayPal transaction reference as the email title, whilst the document itself needs to be attached.
Dowload antry form
Please use this link fill out a form to send a cheque
Dowload antry form
Please use this link fill out a form to send a cheque