Scottish Association of Writers’ Annual National Competitions Open for Submission

All members of Ayr Writers’ Club are affiliate members of the Scottish Association of Writers (SAW) and are eligible to enter any of the 10 national January competitions open to members registered for the SAW Online Writers Conference in March 2021.

They are:

DramaA one act stage play (maximum of 5 characters). Approximately 45 minutes in length.

Under 7’s Short StoryA story aimed at children aged under 7 – maximum 750 words

General Short StoryAll types of story are welcomed in this category – 2000 to 2500 words.

Book ReviewReview a book of your choice, but you must give full details including the ISBN – 350-500wds.

Woman’s Short StoryAimed at a woman’s magazine. 1000 to 3000 words.

3-5 Minute Sketch3 – 5 Minute Sketch – Humorous or non-humorous acceptable.

Poetry – Maximum of 40 lines

Flash FictionMaximum of 250 words.

General ArticleGeneral article of your choice, 1000 to 2000 words.

Dragon’s PenForward a 500-wd synopsis for a book length project, stating title and pseudonym (any genre).

Full details of the Online Conference, registration, competition entry, competition rules etc are under the Online Conference 2021 header tab on the SAW website homepage – HERE

The very best of luck to everyone!

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