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.
Drama – A one act stage play (maximum of 5 characters). Approximately 45 minutes in length.
Under 7’s Short Story – A story aimed at children aged under 7 – maximum 750 words
General Short Story – All types of story are welcomed in this category – 2000 to 2500 words.
Book Review – Review a book of your choice, but you must give full details including the ISBN – 350-500wds.
Woman’s Short Story – Aimed at a woman’s magazine. 1000 to 3000 words.
3-5 Minute Sketch – 3 – 5 Minute Sketch – Humorous or non-humorous acceptable.
Poetry – Maximum of 40 lines
Flash Fiction – Maximum of 250 words.
General Article – General article of your choice, 1000 to 2000 words.
Dragon’s Pen – Forward 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!