This is a creative writing competition open to adult writers living in Western Australia.
Works must be original unpublished prose and have a 1000 - 3000 word count.
The Armadale Writers’ Award will open and accept online entries only from 1 - 30 September 2021.
The Prizes for each category are:
plus seven finalists will receive a $50 book voucher.
These are presented at a private award ceremony.
This award will be judged by a panel of authors and librarians. This is a creative writing competition and entries will be judged on originality of themes, plot development, story structure and overall quality of writing.
Individual feedback cannot be provided.
Writing Tips from the Judges
To learn what the judges will be looking for, read the Hints & Tips sheet.
In this short video, author Laurie Steed shares his skills and industry experience as a manuscript assessor, short story competition judge, creative writing teacher and mentor to emerging writers.
|Entries Open||Wednesday 1 September 2021, 12.01am (AWST)|
|Entries Close||Thursday 30 September 2021, 11.59pm (AWST)|
|Finalists notified by||Monday 1 November 2021|
|Unsuccessful Entrants notified||Friday 5 November 2021|
|Winning entries on website||Monday 22 November 2021|