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30 August 2015 Eltham Little Theatre's The Ten Minute Quickies Play Competition

Our Youth Category is open for writers aged 17 and under and our open category is 18+ and is open Australia-wide.
Ten Minutes , Eleven Plays

$2,000 up for grabs
$1,000 Best Script $500 People’s Choice Award
$500 Youth Award (12-17yo)

Will your play be selected?

Submissions open
8  - 30 August 2015
Youth entries:  8 August - 4 October 2015

Performances 2, 3, 4, 5 March 2016




31 August 2015  2015 Winter Round of our Flash Fiction and Short Story Field of Words is dedicated to helping emerging writers grow. To this end, we now run international writing competitions in the categories of short fiction and flash fiction three times per year. All entrants must be aged 18 and over. Both categories offer cash prizes for the winner and runner-up.
31 August 2015 The Sydney Writers’ Room Short Story Competition
Stories should be limited to 2500 words and must be single-authored and unpublished. Entries are accepted online only, as Word Documents or PDF files.  This year we are offering a $500 first prize along with a three month ‘hot-desk’ membership at the SWR. There is also a runner-up prize of $250.
31 August 2015 Poetica Christi Press 2015 Poetry Competition:
Poems up to 50 lines (inc.spaces) on the theme Imagine. 1st prize $300, 2nd prize $100, top 25 poems to be published in an anthology.
31 October 2015

First prize - $250 Second prize - $100 Top 50 entries to be published in an anthology Closing date for early bird entries: 30th October 2015 Closing date for all entries: 31st December 2015 For full details

30 November 2015 Atlantis Short Story Contest
Atlantis Short Story Contest: Cash prizes ($450, first prize is $300) and in-depth feedback await unpublished writers. No theme or genre restrictions. Maximum 2,500 words. Entry fee: starts from $10 (depends on level of feedback wanted when the story does not place
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