Hysteria 2021 has now closed. Hysteria 2022 opens on 1st April 2021
Entries for the Hysteria 2021 competition are now with my wonderful team of readers. Finalists will be announced at the end of October and category winners will be announced at the end of November when the anthology will be published.
The theme for the 2021 competition was Hope and Unity. All entries must reflect this theme to be considered.
The purpose of the competition is to showcase entries that appeal to all my visitors; I accept entries in any genre except erotica or horror.
There is no charge to enter this competition and and entries can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, rtf or txt format. No other file formats will be accepted and entries made using them will be disqualified.
- Short story – maximum 600 words
- Flash fiction – maximum 100 words
- Poetry – maximum 12 lines
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Jill Waters is the winner of the Short Story category in the 2021 Hysteria Writing Competition. You can find her story, along with the other
Michelle and Gillian are two of the reader team for this year’s Hysteria Writing Competition. In this episode we discuss the finer merits of entering
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