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Cranked Anvil Short Story Competition (October 2021)
Deadline: Sun 31 Oct 2021
Our quarterly short story competition is open for entries all year round from writers worldwide. The competition is open to any theme or genre, but your story must be a maximum of 1,500 words (not including the title). Next deadline is 31st October.

You can enter up to three stories in each quarterly competition. The three placed stories from each quarter will be published on our website. Future print anthologies will also be considered, published by Cranked Anvil Press, in which a selection of short- and long-listed stories from each competition will be published.

Read previous winning stories here

Entry fee: £5 for one story; £8 for two; £10 for three.

Find out more here

Deadlines at the end of January, April, July, October.

Next deadline: 31 October 2021

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