The Hysteria Writing Competition is now closed for this year. It will reopen to entries on 1st April 2017.
Hysteria 2016 is a competition for previously unpublished stories of up to 2,000 words, flash fiction of up to 250 words and poetry of up to 20 lines on almost any theme related to women. You are invited to submit an entry in ANY GENRE except horror or erotica.
The charges are:
- £5 for short story entries.
- £3 for flash fiction entries.
- £3 for poetry entries.
Ten winners from each category will be published in Hysteria 5, an anthology of works to be sold on behalf of the Hysterectomy Association in our normal on-line outlets. Entries are to be made through the Hysterectomy Association website.
First placed winners will receive:
£150 – short story category
£75 each – flash fiction and poetry categories
The competition closes at 11.59pm on 31st August 2016.
Please follow this procedure to ensure your entry is considered:
- Create an order number by paying for your entry here. You will receive a confirmation email from us as soon as payment is received with your order number. Your order number is your entry number.
- Save your file in doc, docx, rtf or text format only with the order number you have just received as the file name.
- Do not add any details other than your story title and the story itself to your file.
- Send your entry to the email address shown in the confirmation email.
- We do not accept PDF files so please do not submit in this format.
- You may make your payment by credit or debit card, PayPal or by cheque
- Your entry will be considered as soon as your payment has been cleared and accepted.
- Limits: Poetry (20 Lines), Flash Fiction (250 Words), Short Story (2,000 Words).