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Howard Linskey Crime Short Story Competition 2021

Theme: There is no theme for the story other than it must be a fictional Crime story featuring some sort of crime. The more dastardly, the better!

Opening Date: 5th May 2021

Deadline: 2nd June 2021

Adjudication Night: 30th June 2021

Word Limit: 1500

Judge: Howard Linskey

Submission Instructions: Please send competition entries to Phil Mitchell at 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. We will also judge the winner of the Gnome De Plume trophy that night by voting on the best pseudonym.

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