This year, Fantasy Book Review with Swift Publishers are running a short story competition. The writer of the winning fantasy short story will receive an Apple iPad, the two runner-ups will receive Amazon Kindle’s. Each applicable entry will receive a free copy of Frank P Ryan’s fantasy ebook The Snowmelt River.
Full rules and conditions can be found on their website but in brief: all submitted work be the author’s original work, between 2,000 and 5,000 English words with a fantasy theme woven throughout. Entries can be submitted from 10 April 2011 up until 10 September 2011, with the winners being announced on 1 November 2011 and published on the site exactly one week later.
Fantasy author Frank P Ryan has supplied a guide to how to write a fantasy short story especially for the Fantasy Book Review Short Story Competition 2011. Full of advice and tips it can be downloaded by clicking here.
When you are happy with your mini-masterpiece, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with your entry as an attachment. Include your full name (first name and surname) and country of residence.