500-Word Story Competition
- Max. 500 words, excluding the title. This is one of only two strict rules. Go over 500 words and you’ll be disqualified.
- The second no-no is missing the deadline. MASH stories runs every quarter, meaning every three months and a total of four times a year. The deadline for the current competition is 15th April 2016, and the winner will be announced on 15th May 2016.
- Any genre is accepted.
- There is no submission fee.
- Stories can only be in English.
- Each quarter, only one submission per person is allowed (three for Mash Club members).
- You can include your name anywhere you like.
- You can choose any font you like. This is a story-telling competition, not a typography contest.
- Submissions are accepted via Submittable. Please visit us on Submittable and attach your story as a Word document there.