Short Story Competition

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Deadline 31 March. – Five weeks to go – It’s not too late to pull out the pen, or crank up the computer.

Wow the judge with your startling storyline, quirky plot and astute description all neatly packed into 2000 glorious words. This is a chance to have YOUR story read by one of the best, receive a cash bonus and the opportunity to be published in our illustrious magazine.

And don’t forget the three most important words: Edit, Edit Edit.

Juliana – Competitions Secretary


  • Karen Zelas fiction editor

    February 25, 2016 at 6:41 pm Reply

    Remember the results and winning story will be published in takahē 87, the first online issue of the magazine. Other stories will also be considered by the fiction editors for future publication. Happy writing!

  • Michael lee

    March 4, 2016 at 3:57 pm Reply

    Hi, can I have an entry form please.
    Regards Michael Lee

    • Webmistress

      March 7, 2016 at 7:37 pm Reply

      Hi Michael,

      you can download one from the competitions page here, as either a pdf or a word document.

  • Frances Cherry

    March 11, 2016 at 3:38 pm Reply

    Is there an entry form for competition?

    • Webmistress

      March 11, 2016 at 9:36 pm Reply

      Yes, you can download it from the Competitions page.

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