Aaand... Stop!

Pencils down!

The Exeter Writers Short Story Competition 2018 is now closed.

Thank you to everybody who has entered, we look forward to reading all your stories.

Winners will be announced in May, but keep your eyes peeled for the longlist and the shortlist, which we'll publish as they become available.

If this has given you a taste for competitions, don't forget to check out our competition listings page for more opportunities.