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August 2017

Free Short Story Competition with Retreat West

Bloomsbury Publishing London

Until Sun 17 September 2017

Writers & Artists and Retreat West have teamed up for a free writing competition that offers you the chance to win a place on one of Retreat West’s incredible writing retreats. To enter, all you have to do is submit a short story (for adults) of no more than 1,000 words. The only stipulation here is that your story – which can be about anything you like – must use a beach as its setting.

Writers & Artists and Retreat West have teamed up for a free writing competition that offers you the chance to win a place on one of Retreat West’s incredible writing retreats. To enter, all you have to do is submit a short story (for adults) of no more than 1,000 words. The only stipulation here is that your story – which can be about anything you like – must use a beach as its setting.

Prizes
The author of the winning story will receive a place on Retreat West’s Plotting Retreat, taking place from 17-21 November 2017 in West Bay, Dorset. Workshops over the weekend will be led by Richard Skinner, novelist and head of the Faber Academy, and Retreat West founder and novelist Amanda Saint and novelist & Open University Creative Writing MA tutor Jane Elmor. The retreat provides a unique opportunity to hone your writing skills in a beautiful location. Full details of the retreat can be found on the Retreat Website here.

Both the winner and two runners up will also receive the latest edition of the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook , a copy of one of our Writers' & Artists' Yearbook Companion Guide series, and a copy of the 2016 Retreat West Anthology of stories from the annual RW Short Story Prize and RW Flash Fiction Prize. The winning stories will also be published on www.writersandartists.co.uk.

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September 2017

Free Short Story Competition with Retreat West

Bloomsbury Publishing London

Until Sun 17 September 2017

Writers & Artists and Retreat West have teamed up for a free writing competition that offers you the chance to win a place on one of Retreat West’s incredible writing retreats. To enter, all you have to do is submit a short story (for adults) of no more than 1,000 words. The only stipulation here is that your story – which can be about anything you like – must use a beach as its setting.

Writers & Artists and Retreat West have teamed up for a free writing competition that offers you the chance to win a place on one of Retreat West’s incredible writing retreats. To enter, all you have to do is submit a short story (for adults) of no more than 1,000 words. The only stipulation here is that your story – which can be about anything you like – must use a beach as its setting.

Prizes
The author of the winning story will receive a place on Retreat West’s Plotting Retreat, taking place from 17-21 November 2017 in West Bay, Dorset. Workshops over the weekend will be led by Richard Skinner, novelist and head of the Faber Academy, and Retreat West founder and novelist Amanda Saint and novelist & Open University Creative Writing MA tutor Jane Elmor. The retreat provides a unique opportunity to hone your writing skills in a beautiful location. Full details of the retreat can be found on the Retreat Website here.

Both the winner and two runners up will also receive the latest edition of the Writers' & Artists' Yearbook , a copy of one of our Writers' & Artists' Yearbook Companion Guide series, and a copy of the 2016 Retreat West Anthology of stories from the annual RW Short Story Prize and RW Flash Fiction Prize. The winning stories will also be published on www.writersandartists.co.uk.

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