Southport Writers' Circle Open Short Story Competition
Deadline - 31 October
Length - up to 2,000 words
Any theme or genre
Prizes - £150, £75, £25
Entry fee - £3 (or £10 for four!)
Online or postal entry. Plenty of time!
See full rules here
The judge is Robert Scott-Norton, a successful indie author "famed for his ongoing intricate sci-fi series ‘The Tombs Legacy’". He's looking forward to reading entries other than sci-fi, of course... Check his books on Amazon - he likes to get straight into the action, it seems.