Bay Tales (with Virtual Noir at the Bar)’s First Festive Fiction Fandango!
Do you have a Christmassy crime or mystery short story?
Are you a member of Bay Tales’ Friends of the Bay?
If yes, why not enter our first Christmas Competition?
What we’re looking for
A festive themed short that can be read aloud in seven minutes or less.
What you can win
- A reading spot on the Live Christmas Virtual Noir at the Bar show (Wednesday December 16th) alongside an all-star line-up!
- Your story, along with a complete Author Profile and links to your site / social media / books on the Bay Tales website.
- A prize set of some of our favourite crime/ mystery books from 2020
- And, winner or not, you’ll get feedback on your story from our judge’s panel of established authors.
- There is no strict word count, but the story MUST be able to be read aloud, by you or a chosen representative in seven minutes or less.
- The competition is open to subscribed members of Friends of the Bay at the time of submission.
- All entries must be received by the 10th December in order to give adequate preparation time for our VNatB show on the 16th December.
- Feedback on stories received will be at the judging panel’s discretion in terms of length and detail and will be given by December 31st.
- The choice of books we select will be based on our favourites.
Ready to enter?
Email your entry, as a Word or PDF document to VNatB20@gmail.com
Include in the body of your submission:
- Full Name
- Friends of the Bay User Profile name
- Email address
- The Story – including word count and approximate reading time.