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What Lies Ahead – Competition Now Open!

October 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

As part of our recent event held in conjunction with Fun Palaces and Bristol Watershed, we are running a competition on the theme of “What Lies Ahead.” You can win prizes of vouchers for Forbidden Planet and the Watershed, but the competition is only open until November 5th, so get your thinking skates on!

BRIEF – Write a science fiction story set in Bristol in the future. It can be 100, or 300, or even 500 years from now. Take the things around you and use them to fire your imagination! You can enter as an individual or as a team.
LENGTH – 500-5000 WORDS
Closing date – November 5th 2014
Please send entries to
Entries must be in 12pt Times New Roman or Arial and sent as an RTF or Word File – if we can’t open your story we can’t read it!
Please include a title page with the following information :
• Your name (s)
• Physical address (so we can send a prize!)
• Email address
• Title of your story
• Word count
Winners will be contacted on or around December 21st 2014
Good luck!


Tags: Bristol · Writing

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  • 1 Bristol Invaded | Piotr K Świetlik // Oct 16, 2014 at 10:35 am

    […] Just a gentle reminder, there is a short story competition following that event, with some prizes and help from professional editors, so ‘to your keyboards’ fellow writers. All the necessary details can be found here. […]