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Can you write humour?

Wild Thoughts: The Best of Times short story competition #20.

What to enter:  Humorous short stories (any theme) up to 2500 words.
First prize: $300-$500 (depending on number of entries), second prize: $100.
Third place, highly commended and commended certificates will be awarded too.

Closing date: 31 Oct 2015.

Conditions of entry:

  • Entrants can enter as many times as they like.
    Each story must be written in English and be the entrant’s own original work.
    Stories that have won a prize or certificate in a previous Best of Times competition are ineligible for entry.
    Entrants retain copyright and all rights to their work.

No entry form is required. Include a cover sheet with your name and address, story title and word count, and where you heard about the competition.

Entry fee is $10 per story. Send a cheque or money order made out to Chris Broadribb.

Post your entry to PO Box 55, Blaxcell NSW 2142.
Include a large SSAE if you want your story returned afterwards along with a results sheet, or a small SSAE for results only.

E-mailed entries:
Please provide your name and address, story title and word count, and where you heard about the competition in the body of the email, and send the story as an attachment.

For an electronic copy of the results, and to be notified of future competitions, please provide your email address.
Winners will be notified by email or post by Dec 2015.
The list of winners will be displayed on the competition website.
Winning stories will be published on the website if the authors agree.

Competition webpage:


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