Writing Competitions UK and Others. This is a comprehensive list of the most worthwhile and genuine! Most, but not all, are from the UK. All competitions on this site are carefully vetted. Many are open worldwide. Bear in mind that contests with smaller prizes attract fewer entries and are therefore easier to win
7 Free-to-Enter National Writing Competitions That Impact Your Career
7 Free-to-Enter National Writing Competitions That Impact Your Career - Writer's Digest
Writing contests have always been extremely popular at least as long as I've been around the writing community , but entry fees can really add up if you're frequently or widely entering competitions. But there ARE a handful of national writing competitions —totally free to enter—that can make a huge impact on your writing career. Here are seven. Amazon Novel Breakthrough Award There are two categories: general fiction and young adult. Unpublished OR self-published work is allowed. Entrants must provide a full manuscript, an excerpt from the beginning of the novel, and a novel pitch plus some other info. The winner receives a publishing contract with Penguin.
Winners emerge in Rising Star Creative Writing Competition
As humans, we express ourselves through language. It is the way we communicate with each other and the way we understand each other. Sometimes, when we want to express our feelings and emotions, we write poetry. Poetry is a type of literature that allows us to express not just ourselves, but aspects of ourselves and that of our lives that are deeply emotional and personal, poems evoke our feelings, such as pain, love, displeasure, happiness, joy, and so on. Poetry is written in such a way that it sounds beautiful to the ears of the listener, words are arranged in particular forms, rhythms and meters or scales, and a lot of literary techniques are used, poetry is beauty itself.
Find Out More. Poetry — The world remade. Each month Write the World holds a new competition, developed around a particular idea or genre of writing, such as poetry, fantasy, sports journalism, or flash fiction. Competitions encourage you to dig deeper into the writing process, try out new genres and share your work with a sea of eager readers. And because a first draft is never perfect, you have the chance to receive peer and expert feedback before submitting your final piece.