The JULY 2015 Creative Writing Competition. Details of competition, and how to enter.


Details of the JULY 2015 Creative Writing Competition.

The topic for JULY has been set by the winner of the MAY 2015 competition ‘chester_goode’ who has chosen the topic “OCEANIC TRAVEL BY WHATEVER MEANS”

This should be a story which involves crossing the oceans by sea or air. The delights, concerns, or even problems that one might meet in the process or on the journey. The reason for travel — tourism/settlers/immigrants/convicts/business etc., or possibly a shipboard romance, a hi-jack, pirates, or simply a case of arriving at the wrong destination or losing your  luggage. on the way.


For those that missed them, links to all the MAY entries, including  Chester’s winning story “MRS. H. A. SANDERS’ CHOCOLATE CRUMBLE BROWNIES.”, can be found here …
The length of the story in JUly should be between 500 and 3000 words.

Closing date for entries –Midnight  Friday the 31st. July 2015.

The period for receiving votes will be announced at theclose of the competition.Votes will not be accepted until the competition closes.



Publish stories on your personal blogs and  post a link to your story in the form of a comment on the following link …

If you are unable to do this, post your entry as a separate “Update” or “Discussion” in the Creative Writing forum at …


The “prize” for winning this JULY competition is to set the topic for SEPTEMBER 2015.

The competition is open to anyone with an interest  in short story writing, particularly (but not exclusively) to members of the MyT site and/or the Creative Writing Group and Short Story Club sites.

Just after the closing date, details of how to vote and a vote collection point will be set up as a “Discussion” on the Creative Writing Group page.


Links to some previous  winners  can be found here …

A list of  detailed rules for  the competition can be found here …

There  is a topic For New Members which explains a  little more about this forum:

There  is a discussion topic for My Telegraph bugs and issues at:

Writing is a wonderful pastime! Why not submit a story and find out just how much fun it is to compete.




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