Lymington Writers Creative Writing Competition

We are now open for entries, for short stories and Flash fiction:

Short story (up to 2500 words) – on the theme: ‘Community’ – First Prize £100
Flash Fiction (up to 500 words) – on the theme: ‘The Centre’ – First Prize £50
All shortlisted work will be published in The Lymington Anthology

Entry fees are £5 for Short Story and £3 for Flash Fiction (Open category).
Free for Under-19s – Winners will receive a book of published short stories.


Please make sure you have read and understood the Prize Terms and Conditions which can be downloaded here Writers Competition Prize Terms and Conditions.

When you have completed your story, please fill in the form below and choose your story file to upload. Once you have clicked Submit, there will be a delay whilst the file is uploaded. Please do not close this window or navigate away before you see the confirmation message appear or you may prevent the correct submission of your story.