Now in its fourth year, this quarterly open-themed competition for fiction up to 500 words has closing dates of 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December.
Entry fee: £5 for one story, £8 for two stories
Prizes: £300 plus publication in Words with JAM, £100 and £50
Now in its third year, any form of humour verse will be accepted, from a limerick to a poem of 32 lines.
This is also a quarterly competition with closing dates of 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December.
Entry fee: £3 for the first poem, £2.50 for each poem thereafter
Prizes: £150 plus publication in Words with JAM, £100 and £50
New! This is an annual competition, opening for entries on 1st May and closing on 31st October. The judges for this competition will be the senior editors at Crooked Cat Publishing.
Entry fee: £10
Prizes: £500 first prize, plus a runner’s up prize of £200
Our two quarterly categories are already open for entries. For more information on everything to do with all three competitions, visit the updated website: Flash 500 Home Page.