2017 Micro-Fiction CompetitionClosing Date: Midnight, Friday 31st March, 2017There is no theme for this year's entries, so feel free to write about anything you wish. To enter, get writing and submit your 100 word flash-fictions on any subject and send them to us using the links below.Please read the competition rules, terms and conditions at the end of this page. This year the competition is FREE
The competition is open to writers of any nationality writing in English.The entries must be solely the work of the named author and by submitting you are confirming that the work is your own. Any evidence to the contrary will result in the entry's disqualification.100 words maximum, no minimum, the title is not included in the word count.Please email your entries as an attachment in MS Word formatEntrants may enter up to three (3) flash fictions in each competition.Entries must never have been published, in print or online, and must never have won or been placed in any other competition. Self-publication on a blog, website or forum for sharing and workshopping does not count as ‘having been published’ and such stories are allowedNational Flash-Fiction Day will allow simultaneous submissions but, should your entries win a prize or are published they will become ineligible for the NFFD prizes.All entries submitted can be on any subject, and written in any style or form.Entrants may withdraw entries from the competition by notification in writing; entry fees will not be refunded.The deadline date for entries is 23:59 (UK time) on 31st March 2017.
Entries must be in English.Entries must be submitted in Microsoft Word format.Entries are not returned, keep a copy.Amendments cannot be made to entries after they have been submitted.
Worldwide copyright of each entry remains with the author, but National Flash-Fiction Day will have the unrestricted right to publish the winning stories, (including Highly Commendeds), in its anthologies and any relevant promotional material.
The judges' decision is final and no individual correspondence can be entered into.Judges are unable to comment on individual entriesJudging is fair and unbiasedNational Flash-Fiction Day reserves the right to change the panel of judges without notice This year’s judges includeAnne PattersonKevlin HenneyRob WaltonAngela ReadmanTim Stevenson Ingrid Jendrzejewski.
The full list of this year's prizes is still to be confirmed, but will include, as a minimum, the following: First Prize