50It's Adele week!
Prompt 1 - Someone Like You
Prompt 2 - Rumour Has It
Prompt 3 - He Won't Go
Prompt 4 - Take It All
Prompt 5 - Turning Tables
Choose just 1 from the above as the title for your flash...
Word Limit - 250-800
WEEKLY WRITE 5 IS NOW CLOSED
4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster
Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund
Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor
Elmet by Fiona Mozley
The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
Autumn by Ali Smith
Swing Time by Zadie Smith
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Prompt 1 - "Close the door on your way out."
Prompt 2 - "Who invited you?"
Prompt 3 - "Tell me what you saw."
Prompt 4 - "What happened here?"
Prompt 5 - "Is that for me?"
Choose just 1 from the above
Word Limit - 100-300 - Story must be titled and the title is not included in the word count.
WEEKLY WRITE 4 IS NOW CLOSED
A year packed with exhibitions, talks, walks, writing competitions and performances.
Quarterly open-themed competition has closing dates of 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December 2017.
The results will be announced within six weeks of each closing date and the three winning entries each quarter will be published on this website.
Entry fee: £5/€6.50 for one story, £8/€10 for two stories
Optional critiques: £10/€13.50 per story
Prizes will be awarded as follows:
Highly commended: Copy of Bad Moon Rising
Payment options and entry instructions can be found on the Competition Entry Page
Closing: 30th November
Poetry in Aldeburgh Festival
Bridport Open Book Festival
Swindon Youth Festival of Literature
Taunton Literary Festival
Richmond upon Thames Literature Festival
Warwick Words History Festival
Althorp Literary Festival
Cheltenham Literary Festival
Manchester Literature Festival
6-20 Oct, TBC
Durham Book Festival
On the Shelf Festival of Words
Guildford Book Festival
Mere Literary Festival
Sherborne Literary Festival
Isle of Wight Literary Festival
6-15 Oct, TBC
Thame Arts & Literature Festival
14 Oct - 4 Nov
Dorchester Literary Festival
Yeovil Literary Festival
Raworth's Harrogate Literature Festival
Wells Festival of Literature
NAWG Festival 2017
The Festival of Writing
Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival
High Tide Festival
Norwich Crime Writing Festival
Chiswick Book Festival
Hampstead & Highgate Literary Festival
Graham Greene International Festival
King's Lynn Poetry Festival
Wigtown Book Festival
22 Sept - 1 Oct
Appledore Book Festival
Richmond Walking & Book Festival
23 Sept - 1 Oct
Lincoln Book Festival
26 Sept - 1 Oct
Jersey Festival of Words
27 Sept - 1 Oct
Bath Festival of Children's Literature
29 Sept - 8 Oct
Ilkley Literature Festival
29 Sept - 15 Oct
Marlborough Literature Festival
29 Sept - 1 Oct