Subject: March is Open-themed... write anything you like
1500 words max (slightly over is OK!)
Closing date 31st March 2020
Secret Attic competitions open on the 1st monthly and close at Midnight (GMT) on the last day of the month
Free to Enter
£25 for the Best Story - Winner and selected winners will be announced on the 10th, monthly
Send your entry via the Online Form
Place no identifying marks on the entry itself.
Stories must be typed in English, you must own the copyright and the story must not have been published elsewhere.
Please do not use fancy fonts, colours or images
Please do not send images
Please do not send poetry
Selected stories will be chosen for publication in the Secret Attic Booklet
The top entry will also be published and the writer will be awarded the £25 cash prize via PayPal
1 entry per person
The Small Print - by sending in a competition entry you are agreeing with the terms and conditions stated here:
It's important to note that you still own the copyright to everything you contribute to Secret Attic.
This means you are perfectly free to take what you have written and re-publish it somewhere else.
In contributing to Secret Attic you agree to grant the Secret Attic website a perpetual, non-exclusive right and licence to publish your contribution on the website as well as to publish and distribute your contribution, at our sole discretion, as part of any compilation work that Secret Attic may choose to produce in any format.
Secret Attic is a platform for those who love to write short stories. Here in the Attic, we hold a monthly, free to enter, Short Story competition and you are invited to send your stories!
There is no entry fee and the Best Story will be awarded with £25 cash prize and publication.
We also have a small publication - The Secret Attic Magazine (otherwise known as Booklets) Our first issue is due to go to print mid-May... the winning short story, along with selected entries, will be published in issues of the publication. Issues will be available for purchase on the website, HERE
To send an entry to the competition, click HERE
Also, Secret Attic intends to provide writers and authors alike with information and resources.
On the Blog you can find details of Writing Competitions and Awards. Elsewhere, you can find Quotes on Writing and the Articles On Writing are well worth a read through to pick up tips & tricks of the Art of Writing.
We are always open to suggestions to improve Secret Attic and invite you to contact us with any ideas you may have for the Attic... contact us HERE - If you know of, or run a writing competition that you would like us to include in the Attic, just let us know.