The Creative Writing Ink Short Story Competition 2023 is open to writers across the globe, until September 30th 2023 at 4pm (GMT).

Stories do not need to follow any particular theme or genre, but must be written in English.

Maximum word count is 3000 words.

1st prize: £1000, plus a free creative writing course of the winner’s choice and publication on our site.

2 runners-up: £200 each.

Entry fee: £9.

Final judge: Lucie Brownlee.

Find out all the details here.