HISSAC Highlands and Islands Short Story Association and Writing Competition

Competition Details

We hold an Annual Short Story Competition with a First Prize of 400
Second & Third Prizes of 50


FLASH FICTION Competition
First Prize 150



There will also be several Highly Commended places in both competitions.
All these stories will be placed on the website. Entry into the competition will be assumed to give tacit agreement to this, unless we are asked explicitly not to do so.

Closing date for both competitions is July 31st 2016


Thank you to everyone who took part in our 2015 competitions...and here are our winners:

WINNING STORIES 2015

TO ENTER:

Please read the rules carefully before you submit your stories.

ON-LINE SUBMISSIONS

Please click on the relevant link to enter using Paypal or Credit/Debit Card facilities; Once your payment details are entered and the transaction complete click on the Return to HISSAC link and you will directed to the submissions page where you can upload your story\stories

TO ENTER BY POST

Send entry with cheque made out to HISSAC to: 20 Lochslin Place, Balintore, Easter Ross, Scotland IV20 1UP
If you would like acknowledgement of arrival, please include SAE

TO ENTER WITH ATTACHMENT

Pay using the Paypal or Credit/Debit Card facility as for On-Line Submissions, or send a cheque the address as for entering by post, then send an email detailing your payment method, along with your story as an attachment (.doc .docx .pdf) to: info@hissac.co.uk

Other Short Story Competitions you may be interested in:

The London Magazine runs a prestigious short story competition each year, as well as a poetry competition. For details, please click on the link.

The London Magazine

Mslexia Women's Novel Competition 2015 is for novels of at least 50,000 words written for adults (and young adults) in any genre by previously unpublished women novelists.
Closing date 21st September 2015
5,000 First Prize + meetings with literary agents and editors Mslexia Novel Competition

Mslexia Women's Annual Short Story Competition is for previously unpublished stories of up to 2,200 words by women writers.
Closed for 2015, but information on 2016 will be on their website when available. Mslexia Short Story Competition



Less Than 100 Words
Keep your hand in with this weekly, themed flash fiction competition.
99p per entry, 20 for the winner

250 Words
Regular competitions for stories of exactly 250 words.