We are now accepting entries for the 2022 competition — closing date 31/05/22. Please click on ‘Rules and Prize Details’ (home page — bottom right) for further information, and on ‘Enter Now’ to submit.


Young Writer Competition.

Thanks to the generosity of best-selling e-book author Kerry Wilkinson, who grew up in Frome,  we are able to offer a separate £50 prize for the best short story from a local entrant aged over 16 and under 21 at the closing date, 31st May 2022. For the purpose of the Young Writer competition only, local means living in the BA11 postcode area. Word length and guidance is the same as for the main competition.

Entries to this category are free and should be emailed to fromewriterscollective@gmail.com by the closing date, with Young Writer Comp in the title line. The body of the email mail should contain the writer’s name, age and contact details, plus the story title and word length. The story itself should be in the form of a Word or PDF attachment and should not contain the writer’s name. 

Young writers who would also like to enter the main competition will need to pay for and submit their entries in the usual way, in addition to their email submission.





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