The ChipLitFest 2019 Short Story Competition is now open!

Judge: Nicholas Royle

Sponsor: pennyshorts.com

Entry fee: £5 for stories up to 2,500 words. £8 for stories up to 5,000 words

Word Limit: 2,500 (£5) 5,000 (£8)

Deadline (Closing Date): 12 Midnight GMT, Thursday 7 February 2019

First Prize: £500

Second Prize: £100

Third Prize: £50

There will be an award event on 28 April 2019 which will include feedback from Nicholas Royle on the winning entries as well as live readings.

Further details/rules are here. We look forward to reading your stories, you can submit as many as you like. Get typing!

Read the winning stories from the 2018 competition, here.