1) Winter Flash Contest
Styles: Flash Fiction under 500 words. Any theme. No porn/gore.
Award: $100, $50 and $25 plus writer profiled and web publication.
Entry fee: $7,00 per story. $20 for three.
Deadline: February 10th 2011
Impression: Just starting out, but friendly.
2) Meridian Writing Spring Short Story Competition.
Styles: Any. Open Theme/Genre. 3000 words max.
Award: 100 GBP, 50 GBP, 25 GBP
Entry fee: 5 GBP
Deadline: March 31st 2011.
Impression: Business-like, but established.
3) A Very Short Story Competition
Styles: Fiction (max. 1000 words)
Award: 50 GBP.
Entry fee: 4 GBP.
Deadline: February 28th 2011
Impression: Light-footed (check out the Bunny Blog).
4) Chapter One Contest
Styles: First Chapter of unpublished work. Up to 6500 words.
Entry fee: $10,00
Deadline: March 15th, 2011.
Impression: Stylish with a hint of humour.
5) Bristol 2011 Short Story Prize
Styles: All genres. 3000 words max.
Award: 1000 GBP, 700 GBP, 400 GBP plus 17 other prizes of 100 GBP for shortlisted stories.
Entry fee: 7 GBP.
Deadline: March 31st, 2011.
Impression: Big, well-organized contest