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Prize Short Story Competition

Get out your keyboards, or your pens and paper and write an ultra short story. An ultra short story is one with a maximum of 250 words. There’s a first prize of £25 cash, a second prize of £10 and a third prize of a £5 token to be spent at Bookman’s Halt. Anyone may enter: there is no age restriction; the only condition is that entrants must live or work in Bohemia. The stories can be on any subject. All entries will be read by an eight-strong panel of judges including book editor Julian Beecroft, bookshop owner Clive Linklater, writer and translator, Bill Third, magazine editor Shelagh Davy, chair of the Bohemia Area Association Peter Holland, residents John E Humphries and Jacky Hayles and ultra short story writer Peter Winder. 
  How to enter. Simply send your story to Bohemia Village Voice, 79, Bohemia Road, Bohemia Village, Sussex, TN37 6RJ. Closing date is Feb 28 2007. Alternatively, you may wish to e-mail your story – please send to No entry form is needed. You can make as many different entries as you like. There is no restriction on theme or style. Maximum number of words is 250. Stories must not have been published previously. Copyright returns to the author one year after publication. As many of the entries will be published in Bohemia Village Voice as space allows. The judges verdict is final. No correspondence will be entered into once a work has been submitted. Stories cannot be altered or changed after they have been entered. 

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