FOR SHORT STORIES OF LESS THAN 2,500 WORDS
OPEN TO MALE AND FEMALE WRITERS
Closing date: 31st March 2011
1st Prize – £80
2nd Prize – £45
3rd Prize – £20
The winning story will be published in
The Yellow Room Magazine
Entry Fee: £4 (or £10 for 3 stories)
Cheques made payable to J M Derrick
All entries should be sent to:
The Yellow Room Competition, 1 Blake Close, Bilton, Rugby CV22 7LJ
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
Entries should be up to 2,500 words, in any style or genre, on any theme.
Entries should be the original, unpublished work of the author (including unpaid publication in competition anthologies, internet or small press), and should not have won a prize in any previous competitions.
Entries should be in English, typed, double-spaced and on one side of the paper only, stapled at the top left hand corner. No binders or plastic wallets, please.
Closing date is 31st March 2011
The author’s name should not appear on the manuscript; please attach a separate sheet with contact details. The story’s title should appear on each page of the manuscript.
Entrants may submit as many entries as they wish.
No email entries, please!
Manuscripts will NOT BE RETURNED. A list of results will appear on the website as soon as they are available (before June 2011)
Please DO NOT send entries Recorded Delivery. This causes great inconvenience! Ensure sufficient postage is on your envelope, otherwise your entry won’t reach us!
Entries which fail to conform to any of these requirements will be disqualified and entry fees will not be returned.
All prize winners will be notified before June 1st, 2011.
Copyright remains with the authors; but permission will be requested to include the winning entries in the The Yellow Room Magazine.