The title of the anthology is Objection to Perfection and entrants are encouraged to use this title as a starting point for their pieces. Below you will find a list of topics that you can focus on for your short story. The winners will be the most creative writers whether it’s writing in email or texting format or submitting a story that is backwards this is a chance to play with your words.
- Body image
- Friends and relationships
- Beliefs and tradition
- Values and expectations
- Bullying and repression/oppression
- School and education
The competition will run till 31st January and is open to anyone in the Midlands.
Below you will find the details of each category and a link to enter the competition.
Enter the 13-15 category
This category will be judged by Jean Ure, a young adult fiction author
Enter the 16-18 category
This category will be judged by independent publisher, Nine Arches editors, Matt Nunn and Jane Commane.
Enter the 19-21 category
This category will be judged by David Belbin who can be found at www.davidbelbin.com. He is a young adult author who has written books such as, Love Lessons and The Last Virgin.
Full details of the Gentleman Press competition here.