Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2020: RESULTS!


Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2020

We are pleased to announce the winners to our 2020 competition.


First prize: On Talan Moor by Alastair Chisholm, Edinburgh.
Second Prize: A Light Supper with Friends by EJ Robinson, Kent.
Third Prize: Cane Life by Alexis Wolfe, Berkshire
Devon prize: Nightcaps for Wild Boys by Bruce Harris, Seaton, Devon.

See our Competition page to find out who wrote the other entries in our short list and our long list.

Flashlight - The new anthology from Exeter Writers

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Dip into a treasure trove of magic, romance, ghosts and much much more!

The Short List!

Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2020



The wait is finally over! 
We are pleased to annouce the short list!
Well done to everyone who entered our competition; there were so many outstanding choices - it was very difficult to whittle them down to just these few.
 Don't despair if your story isn't here; we had lots of tough decisions to make, and with a few tweaks your story might catch the eye of a judge in a different competition. Keep writing!
In alphabetical order, the stories 
nominated for the short list are:

A Light Supper with Friends
A Moonless Sky
Cane Life
Lucky
Miller's Court
Nightcaps for Wild Boys
On Talan Moor
Scorched Earth
Shifting the Mouse Complainers 
Shoebox
Something Unsaid


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Well done!

Long List!

Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2020

Well done all our entrants. We are pleased to annouce the long list!
In alphabetical order, the stories 
nominated for the long list are:

A Light Supper with Friends
A Moonless Sky
Beyond The Sea
Cane Life
Chords
Clown Face
From Across the sea
In Case of Emergency, Pull Cord
Lucky
Miller's Court
Nightcaps for Wild Boys
Northern Nights
On Talan Moor
Scorched Earth
Scorpion
Shifting the Mouse Complainers 
Shoebox
Something Unsaid
The Compass
The Pioneer Spirit
The Secret Eater

Well done to everyone who entered our competition. We had hundreds of entries, and it has been an extremely difficult task to whittle the entries down to just these few. Don't be too disheartened if your story isn't here - keep writing, keep practising and keep entering competitions. One day, it might be you!