Writers HQ- Flash Fiction competition

The competition runs quarterly, with deadlines on 31st March, 30th June, 30th September and 31st December.



12 months Writers’ HQ membership, 3 free retreats* (cash value £450),

6 months Writers’ HQ membership and 3 free retreats* (cash value £270), 

3 months Writers’ HQ membership and 3 free retreats* (cash value £180),


Entry requirements 

  • Word limit is 500 words.
  • There’s no theme. No restriction on genre or style.
  • Judging is blind so please do not put any identifying details (your name, email etc) on your story document
  • Please use a boring, easy-to-read font of around 12pt size.


Next Deadline 
Midnight 31st March 2019
Ten shortlisted stories will be selected by readers and passed to the judges to choose the winning entries.
For more information and to apply please go to
7 Feb 2019


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