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How to win £1,000

Enter the CWA’s Margery Allingham short story competition!

This is open to published authors as well as unpublished ones.

The maximum word count is generous too at 3,500.

The deadline is still attainable even if it is a little bit close: March 1. Next Tuesday, I know.

Eevn though submissions are coming in fast now, we’ve not had quite the high levels of entry we usually associate with this competition so your chances are better than ever…

Why don’t you have a look at the web page and consider entering? http://thecwa.co.uk/debuts/short-story-competition/

The competition is open to anyone. As long as the story itself hasn’t been published in any form, then it’s eligible. Use the weekend to dust off that story you’ve never known quite what to do with and go for it!