Flash Fiction terms and Conditions

Flash Fiction Competition- Women on the Wall

The Jewel of The Wall

Terms and  conditions of entry:

  1. Entrants must be 16 years or over on the closing date (9th July 2018)
  2. Entries must be in English.
  3. Entries must be the work of the entrant and must not have been published or accepted for publication elsewhere in print or online including blogs or personal websites.
  4. Entries must be fiction with the title The Jewel of The Wall and taking into consideration the overall theme ‘Women on the Wall –Then and Now’. They can be written in any style or form. Please, no fan fiction or use of copyrighted material, characters, song lyrics etc.
  5. Simultaneous submissions are accepted but please let us know if your entry wins a prize or is published elsewhere so we can withdraw your entry.
  6. FORMAT- Entries must be at least 180 words but no more than 300 words. Titles are not included in the word count. All word counts will be checked.  Entries with fewer than 180 words or more than 300 words will be disqualified.
  7. Entries must include your name, address, email, telephone number. Entries that do not include this information will be disqualified.
  8. Entries will only be accepted in the following format: Microsoft Word Document (.doc or .docx)
  9. Please think of our readers: use a legible font and size.
  10. The filename of your entry should be your name.
  11. SUBMISSIONS –Entries should be sent by email to [email protected]
  12. Corrections may not be made once a submission has been received. Proofread your entry before submitting.
  13. Entries must be received before midnight UK time on 9th July 2018.
  14. Entries missing the deadline will not be considered.15.There is no limit to the number of entries an entrant may make.
  15. Multiple entries should be submitted separately.
  16. Entries will be acknowledged by email.
  17. Please check your email address carefully before submitting your entry.
  18. If you do not receive a confirmation email within 7 days (don’t forget to check your spam) please contact us.
  19. Entrants are responsible for completing the submission process correctly and alerting us to any problems they encounter. We accept no liability for entries not received due to a failure on the part of the entrant to follow the submission process correctly.
  20. Judging Process- Natalie Haynes is our judge and will select two winners and two runners up – her decision will be final and no discussion will be entered into.
  21. All entrants are invited to attend a free awards event with Natalie Haynes at The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre (Directions from thesill.org.uk) on Sat 4th August 2018 at 11am.
  22. Entrants who cannot attend will be notified if they are a winner or runner up by email after the event.
  23. Winning entries will be published on our websites