Please note: competitions are only open to club members.

Please ensure that you have read and understood the club's competition rules before submitting entries. Each competitor is limited to ONE entry per competition unless otherwise stated. Check individual competitions for details.

Competitions 2018-19

CompetitionDeadlineAdjudicatorAdjudication DateCriteriaWinner
Haiku5 November 2018Alan Spence7 January 2019
Graphic Novel7 January 2019Metaphrog4 February 2019
2 page script

Short Story


18 February 2019
Lin Anderson
1 April 20192000 words on a theme related to crime
Short Story (unpublished writers)

18 February 2019Kate Blackadder 1 April 2019

2000 words; writer must be unpublished

Sci-Fi Short Story4 March 2019Francesca Barbini15 April 2019

2000 words


Flash Fiction

1 April 2019
Members1 April 2019

Theme: April Fool, max. 250 words


Children's Short Story

1 April 2019Coo Clayton13 May 2019

750 words for children under 7