Diary 2018

There are six Short Story Challenges planned for 2018, culminating in the release of the anthology e-book around Christmas of 2018. Each will have a unique prompt to get you started, so if you don’t feel inspired by one, you can try the next challenge.

For those who like to plan ahead, here are the dates for each round this year.

Challenge 1:

Submissions: 1st February -> 28th February
Panel vote: 1st March -> 9th March
Public vote: 9th March -> 15th March
Winner announced: 16th March 2018

Challenge page – Winner: Jill Patrick – Paid In Full


Challenge 2:

Submissions: 19th March -> 16th April
Panel vote: 17th April -> 23rd April
Public vote: 23rd April -> 3rd May
Winner announced: 4th May 2018

Challenge page – Winner: Emma June – Third Time Lucky


Challenge 3:

Submissions: 7th May -> 4th June
Panel vote: 5th June -> 11th June
Public vote: 11th June -> 21st June
Winner announced: 22nd June 2018

Challenge page – Winner


Challenge 4:

Submissions: 25th June -> 23rd July
Panel vote: 24th July -> 30th July
Public vote: 30th July -> 9th August
Winner announced: 10th August 2018

Challenge page – Winner


Challenge 5:

Submissions: 13th August -> 10th September
Panel vote: 11th September -> 17th September
Public vote: 17th September -> 27th September
Winner announced: 28th September 2018

Challenge page – Winner


Challenge 6:

Submissions: 1st October -> 29th October
Panel vote: 30th October -> 5th November
Public vote: 5th November -> 15th November
Winner announced: 16th November 2018

Challenge page – Winner