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SHERBORNE SHORT STORY COMPETITION







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The Sherborne Short Story Competition

is now open for submissions and closes on 17 December 2017

with a first prize of 250, a second prize of 100, and a third prize of 50.







The story must not have been published elsewhere.

The competion is not restricted to a single genre.

(Crime and Mystery, Historical, Mainstream, Literary, Romance, Supernatural, Thriller, etc., or mixed-genre)

Copyright remains with the author


The judges’ decision is final.


Authors of the three winning stories, and possible runners-up,
grant The Sundial Press the non-exclusive right to publish their stories as part of a paperback anthology.







The Competition is open to everyone but all entrants must be aged 18 or over at the time of entry; there is no upper age limit.


The length is 1,200 to 5,000 words which should be double spaced.


Double quotation marks should be used for speech and single quotation marks for other appropriate purposes.


The pages should be numbered but the entrant’s name should not appear on any page except on the entry form.


The closing date is 17 December 2017 and entries will be accepted up to midnight on that date.

Copyright remains with the author


The story should not have been published elsewhere.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence can be entered into.







All submissions must be the writer’s original work and accompanied by a completed entry form.

Download an Entry Form here (PDF will open in a new tab or window).

SUBMISSIONS
By post to:
Sherborne Short Story Competition
The Sundial Press
Sundial House
The Sheeplands
Sherborne
Dorset DT9 4BS

Or email as an attachment to
short-story-competion@sundialpress.co.uk

PAYMENT can be made
By BACS payment to: The Sundial Press: Sort code: 40-41-23 / Account number: 21245473


Or by cheque payable to 'The Sundial Press' and posted to:
Sherborne Short Story Competition, The Sundial Press, Sundial House, The Sheeplands, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4BS


Pay directly to PayPal: payments@sundialpress.co.uk
Or by completing the online PayPal form below:

Sherborne Short Story Competition
Pay your entry fee below by PayPal



5.00
Single Story fee
3.00
Additional Story fee
3.00
Student Story fee


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PLEASE REMEMBER:

All forms and stories should be submitted in (Microsoft) Word, (Apple) Pages or PDF format


To pay entry fee


One entry form and one payment per story


Email entries (story TITLE but no name on manuscripts), double spaced with page numbers and with completed entry form to:
short-story-competition@sundialpress.co.uk

Postal entries (
no name on manuscripts) to:

Sherborne Short Story Competition
The Sundial Press
Sundial House

The Sheeplands
Sherborne
Dorset DT9 4BS

All entries will be acknowledged.

Closing date is midnight 30th November 2017 — The Winners will be announced on 31st December 2017 by email or letter.

We look forward to hearing from you Good Luck!

Should you have a question, query or need assistance of any kind please email us here









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