12 Short Stories Competition

Last Chance To Submit Your Short Story

All stories for the 2018 12 Short Stories Competition must be submitted tomorrow.

Here are the details:

Prompt: The Cottage.
Word count: 1200 words
Deadline: 19 September 2018
Cost: $35

You will have until 10 October 2018 to comment and rewrite your story.

A huge thank you to everyone who has entered. You make 12 Short Stories possible. I really appreciate your support.

Enter here12 Short Stories Competition . You still have 24 hours to submit a draft.

If you are still a little hesitant to enter check out what last year’s winner had to say about the prize:


I look forward to reading all your stories. Please go check out my post: 14 Tips for Entering Short Story Competitions 14 Tips For Entering Short Story Competitions if you are a little nervous.

And look at what the runners-up had to say:



Any questions? Please mail: write@12shortstories.com

Best of luck writers!

 by Mia Botha

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Posted on: 18th September 2018