Short story opportunities in November

2 Nov

Deadline: Fri 25 Nov 2011. Maximum word count: 3500
Paraxis are looking for new short stories on the theme of ‘Transformation’. They say ‘We are open to all kinds of fiction, but you would have to work incredibly hard to convince us that including any of the following in your story is a good idea: fairies, vampires, zombies, werewolves, spaceships, dreary domestic wrangling.’
Find more information here.

Deadline: Sun 27th Nov 2011. Maximum word count: 5000
Duality are looking for previously unpublished short stories on the theme of ‘home.’ They say: ‘Duality Books is a collaboration between writers and illustrators to produce editions of books based on a central theme. The aim is to promote – individually and collectively – work through the book by having it distributed to as many people as possible.’
Submission information is available here.

Deadline Wed 30th Nov 2011. Maximum word count: 1200
The inaugural ‘Write Exposure’ prize is ‘an exciting new National competition, launched specifically for the promotion of budding writers.’ They say: ‘The Write Exposure Prize for Short Fiction and Poetry is an exciting opportunity for previously unpublished writers to not only feel the immediate rush of success with a cash prize, but to have their winning piece published on our web site, complete with a short biography of you and your work.’
Click here for more information and to apply.

Good luck!

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