Bridgend Writers’ Circle  

Picture:  Stephen Morgan  

 Bridgend artist and stroke survivor

What We Are Looking For:                       Stories on the theme of Your Own Choice

Between 1,500 and 1,800 words.
Font to be used: Times New Roman 12.
The competition rules can be viewed and downloaded as PDF on from this website.

Hard-copy story entries must be accompanied by a completed entry form which can be downloaded from this website.  

[Provided you have Adobe Reader or other PDF viewer installed on your PC]

Closing date: 1st March 2019

 - St. David’s Day

The Prizes
1st prize is £100

2nd prize is £50

3rd  prize is £30


A short-list will be drawn for Colum Sanson-Regan, author of short stories and novel ‘The Fly Guy’ to adjudicate.  

The Fly Guy is published by WordPress.

Colum is also a musician and lecturer in creative writing, and runs a writing retreat in Les Gets, France during the summer.

Entry Fees.
The entry fee is £5 for a single story or £7.50 for two stories. You must send your story as a hard-copy by post with a cheque to BWC.

Cash will not be accepted.

How To Enter

Rules, Conditions of Entry and Entry Forms can be viewed on Bridgend Writers’ Circle's website.

Download PDF

Entry Conditions


Short Story Open Competition 2019

Information and Prizes

Entry Form