Supporting the Inaugural Cambridge Short Story Prize

Have you written a short story you're proud of and would like to enter in a brand new contest? Send it to the Cambridge Short Story Prize. Organised by TSS Publishing, stories are welcome from all over the world. Submissions are open until 31st October. And here's something special: Spilling the Ink is sponsoring a local prize for the best story from a Cambridge-based writer! The local prize is a choice of either a place on a Writing Circle course or a 3-session writing coaching package.  Here are a few details about the contest and a link for submissions:

    • SUBMISSION PERIOD: 1st September – 31st October 2017
    • WORD LENGTH: 1,500 – 3,000 (including title)
    • ENTRY FEE: £8 (Via PayPal only)
    • PRIZES: £1000 (1st)  £300 (2nd)  £200 (3rd) & Local Cambridge Prize
    • PUBLICATION: Anthology publication for the winners and shortlisted writers

    Even if you're not sure about entering, do have a look at the TSS website. It is a treasure trove of interviews, short fiction, and writing resources. They have a fabulous chapbook subscription programme with short stories printed in charming A6-sized chapbooks that are delivered straight to your door. Check them out!