The Yellow Room short story competition

The Yellow Room Short Story Competition closes on 31st March 2012. 
Email entries only this time. You can pay online via Paypal or send a cheque to cover the entry fee. Open to men and women writers!
Details below: 
The Yellow Room Spring Short Story Competition
 Closing date: 31st March 2012
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)
Pay for one entry online here:
Pay for 3 entries (£10) online here:
Cheques made payable to J M Derrick
All entries should emailed to:
  1. 1.Entries should be no more than 2,500 words, in any style or genre, on any theme. 
  2. 2.Entries should be the original, unpublished work of the author (including unpaid publication in competition anthologies, internet or small press), and should not have won a prize in any previous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.
  3. 3.Entries should be in English, typed, double-spaced.
  4. 4.All entries must be emailed as an attachment in WORD.
  5. 5.Closing date is 31st March 2012
  6. 6.The author’s name should not appear on the manuscript, only the title. 
  7. 7.Send a title page with name, address, email address and telephone number of author with word count as a separate Word document or in the body of the email.
  8. 8.Entrants may submit as many entries as they wish, as long as each is covered by the correct entry fee. 
  9. 9.Entry fees can be paid for by cheque made payable to J. M. Derrick, 1 Blake Close, Bilton, Rugby CV22 7LJ, if entrants prefer not to use the online payment method.
  10. 10.A list of results will appear on the website or on the blog (http: as soon as they are available (before June 2012).
  11. 11.Please DO NOT send entries by post.
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, 2012.
Copyright remains with the authors; but permission will be requested to include the winning entries in the The Yellow Room Magazine.
Good luck.

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