Writing Competitions and Opportunities Digest – Edition 24

Limebird Writers present more writing competitions and opportunities. If you don’t have a poem, a book, or a story about an alpaca or a hedgehog, you do have a personal experience essay lurking somewhere in your manuscript file or your brain. Big opportunities for all these. Thanks, Limebird Writers.

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Welcome to the 24th Edition of our weekly writing competitions and opportunities digest! If you missed the last edition, you can see it here

If you’re looking for something to write THIS WEEK then today’s digest is for you! The first three on the list all have quite tight deadlines, however the first two of those are for places that regularly seek submissions, so I’m hoping you’ll forgive me 😉 Themes this week are unusual pets, fire, and good decisions – interested? Read on…


Opportunity type – Special callout for a real-life story anthology (Part of the “Not Your Mother’s Book…”) series.
Theme – Pets; the email they sent out says they now particularly want stories about pot-belly pigs, llamas, alpacas, hedgehogs, possums, raccoons and lambs (they have enough cat and dog stories).
Word count – Between 500 and 2,500 words.
Organiser/publisher – Publishing Syndicate.
Reward – One copy of the…

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