Subject: Stories may be on any subject or style and MUST NOT have been previously published, posted on a website or blog. Stories posted on members-only writing groups for workshop purposes as part of the creative process are not deemed to have been previously published.
Length: Maximum 1500 words per story.
Entry Fees: £5.00 per story, £9.00 for 2 stories, £12.00 for 3 stories. (You may enter as many stories as you wish – with the appropriate fees. All 3-story entrants receive a FREE Sentinel Champions #4 e-book )
First Prize: £150.00
Second Prize: £60.00
Third Prize: £40.00
First Publication: The three winning stories and three highly commended stories will receive first publication in Sentinel Champions – Selected Poems & Short Stories from the Sentinel Literary Quarterly Writing Competition Series. (This magazine appears in print and e-book formats) Up to 6 stories in total, subject to quality, from this competition will be published in Sentinel Champions Magazine in November 2011.
Entries Deadline: 20th March, 2011 Results due: 30th April, 2011 announced in Sentinel Literary Quarterly magazine at https://sentinelquarterly.com
Judge: JUDE DIBIA, author of Walking with Shadows (2005), and Unbridled (2007)
Competition Administration: Sentinel Poetry Movement