First Option: Write a story about a person or group taking an incredible journey, whether that’s over the seas, through the skies, into space, beneath the earth, or even somewhere one might never have dreamed man could venture, like the inside of an atom.
Second Option: Write a story about a quite ordinary journey, such as a walk to the shops, in which something unbelievable happens.
Opening Date: 17 March 2021
Deadline: 7 April 2021
Adjudication Night: 5 May 2021
Word Limit: 1500
Judge: Robert Paterson
Submission Instructions: Please send competition entries to Phil Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Use a funny pseudonym rather than your real name. Entry is free this year.
Adjudication Details: The 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners will be announced at the meeting on 5th May and all will receive cash prizes. The 1st prize winner will be next year’s judge. We will also judge the winner of the Gnome De Plume trophy that night by voting on the best pseudonym.
Good luck, everybody!