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  1. All entries have to be sent via email to submissions@arenafantasymagazine.co.uk 
  2. MS word/word pad documents only in Dot, Doc or .txt format only.
  3. Please forward your PayPal transaction email to me and please put your contact details in the body of the email also enclosing your stories title too
  4. The document itself needs to be attached.
  5. All entries MUST have the title, word count and page number in the footer. Failure to adhere to the entry guidelines will result in disqualification from this competition. No refunds offered
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Forbidden Friendship

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Number of Entries

Word count—No more than 4000 words (title not included)

Entry - £10.00 (discount on multiple entries)

Winner -  Will win £100* Winners will be published and featured in the December issue released on 15 December 2021. Runner up will win £50 plus publication.

Requirements -stories of up to 4000 words will be accepted as long as it is based on the following context.

You’re a young royal in disguise who befriends a villager with a scarred face. The next day, he’s arrested for stealing something you gave to him. Saving his life will mean risking everything.

Closing date - 25 November 2021
Submission guidelines - Please submit your entry with the following in the email body:
Name
Story Title
Word Count
Pseudonym (If Applicable)
Telephone Number
Mob (if applicable)
PayPal Ref

Entry format - dot, doc, docx RTF or .txt format only

 

* Denotes may change depending on entries

2k Flash


Word count - 2000

Subject - On the edge of town is a giant and fierce-looking beast but is actually quite friendly. When strange occurrences start happening in the town, the beast is a prime suspect. Can you protect the beast and clear its name?

Prize - First place wins *£20.00 and publication and feature,  All entries will be considered for publication

Word Count - up to 2000 (not including title)

Closing date - 01 December 2021

Entry price - £2.00 per entry Discounts for multiple entries

Submission guidelines - Please submit your entry with the following in the email body:
Name
Story Title
Word Count
Pseudonym (If Applicable)
Telephone Number
Mob (if applicable)
PayPal Ref

Entry format - dot, doc, docx RTF or .txt format only


* Denotes may change depending on entries


golden 2k
Number of Entries

The 300

The main character from 300
Number of Entries


Subject - We are looking for short flash stories based on anything medieval or fantasy-based. This can be supernatural if you wish.

Prize - First place wins an annual subscription to AFM.  The 2nd-5th place will get a free issue. All entries will be considered for publication in an anthology as well as published in the magazine.

Word Count - up to 300 (not including title)

Closing date - 01 December 2021

Entry price - £1.00 per entry Discounts for multiple entries

Entry format (as attachment) - dot, doc, Docx RTF or .txt format only

Submission guidelines - Please submit your entry with the following in the email body (for each entry):
Name
Story Title
Word Count
Pseudonym (If Applicable)
Telephone Number
Mob (if applicable)
PayPal Ref