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Next Meeting and Short Story Comps
Monday, May 01, 2006
Hi everyone. Our next meeting will be this Tuesday, 2nd May. Hope to see you all there.

Competitions

This was posted on one of my loops and I thought some of you might find it interesting.

Penny Jordan

The Fish-Knife Award
> Opens: 1 May 2006
> Closes: 17September 2006
> Judges: TBC
>
> Fish Publishing, in conjunction with the Crime Writers' Association are
> introducing The Fish-Knife Award, the Short Crime-fiction Award 2006.
> This competition offers a top prize of €1,500 plus an engraved silver
> Fish-knife, and publication as the title story in the Fish-Knife
> Anthology 2007. Nine runners up will receive an award of €100 and will
> also be published in the anthology.
>
> This Award is all about crime. From high treason to petty larceny, what
> we are looking for is high quality writing with a crime based theme up
> to a maximum of around 5,000 words. Also, and for the first time, this
> is an On-line only competition.
>
> Full details of this competition can be found at The Fish-Knife Award.
>
>
>
> Short Histories II and the Historical One Page Prize
> Opens: 1 May 2006
> Closes: 17 September 2006
> Judges: TBC
>
> Given the success of last years inaugural Historical Short Fiction Award
> and the very well received Short Histories Anthology' All the King's
> Men, Fish Publishing, once again in conjunction with the Historical
> Novel Society, are proud to introduce Short Histories II,. the Short
> Historical Fiction Award 2006, This competition offers a top prize of
> €1,500 and publication as the title story in the Short Histories
> Anthology 2007. Nine runners up will receive an award of €100 and will
> also be published in the anthology.
>
> At the same time, and as part of the same Anthology, Fish are
> introducing the Historical One Page Prize, for historical short fiction
> gems that only take up one page of the anthology. This part of the
> competition offers a first prize of €1,000 and the winning very short
> story and four runners-up (who will each receive a €100 prize) will also
> appear in the Short Histories Anthology 2007.
>
> These Awards are of course all about history. From Egyptian Pharoahs to
> English Knights, from Byzantium to Bay of Pigs, what we are looking for
> is high quality writing with a historical theme up to a maximum of
> around 5,000 words. Also, for the first time, these are On-line only
> competitions.
>
> Full details of both these competitions can be found at Historical Short
> Fiction Prize 2006.
>
>
>
>
> The best short stories, writing contests & writing competitions
> Fish Publishing Durrus, Bantry, Co. Cork Ireland
> t: 027 55645 e: info@fishpublishing.com
>
> www.fishpublishing.com
>
Posted by Penny on 10:01 AM   

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