Holiday Time!


Secret Attic will be taking a 'Summer Break' from the 1st July up to & including the 31st of July

Long Short Story

 Open for Entries: NOW

Word Length: Minimum 1500 Maximum 4500

Entry Fee: £5.00 per story (max of 3 stories permitted @ £5 per entry)

Prize: £150 + publication +  Bio & Links Advertised in 6 issues of the Secret Attic Booklet (Optional)

Closing Date: January 1st 2022

Winner will be announced by the 14th Feb 2022 and the winner will receive the prize of £150 via PayPal

There will be 1 runner-up (publication)

There is no set theme or subject matter

​Upon transaction of entry fee(s) you will redirected back to the Secret Attic Homepage

Please send your story in a attachment, (no .pdf files please) 

If sending more than one entry, please submit in individual file attachments

Please type 'LONG SHORT STORY' in the title of the email

Place no identifying marks on the manuscript, in the body of the email, state your name, the story title, the word count and the PayPal transaction reference

All stories must be original, previously unpublished and typed in English - Please don't add images, fancy fonts or colours in the manuscript.

The Long Short Story Contest is for stories from 1500 to a maximum of 4000

Winner + Runner up will be published in an issue of the Secret Attic Booklet & Online

If you prefer your stories to not appear on the website you can Opt-Out of Online Publication by emailing us at info@secret-attic.co.uk

Writers League Points Awarded

Entering The Long Short Story = 2

Runner-Up = 3

Winning The Long Short Story = 4