1000 WORDS or LESS
wishes to provide an opportunity for amateur and professional writers to demonstrate and showcase their craft and creative skill in the
shorter story genre. One entry will be
selected for a $1,000 cash award. $100
cash prizes will be available for up to 5 other entries. Prizes will be paid in Australian dollars
(AUD). Approximately 50 entries will be selected
for publication to capture the creativity, inspiration, ideas and thoughts of a
diverse range of writers and provide a permanent published record of
contemporary, past or futuristic ideas or themes. The author will retain copyright of their own work.
The entrant may choose any subject, theme, idea or inspiration. All eligible and
valid entries will be read and reviewed.
Additional guest judge/s may be appointed to assist with the final
judging. The judge/s decision will be
final and no correspondence or negotiation will be entered into or considered. Judge/s will be representative of a broad
cross-section of people to ensure a wider selection of entries receive awards
based on creative merit as well as appeal, popularity, interest and engagement.
How to Enter the Competition
Please send an email to obtain the entry/story form and the guidelines - or - download the information from our 'Creating your Entry' website page. Completed entries are to be submitted via email to [email protected]
Closing Date for Entries: 31 March 2016 (AEST 11:59 PM)