Sunday, 4 July 2010

The Lady/M&B - National Trust competition

With thanks to Linda who sent me these details -

Mills and Boon are running a compeition in conjunction with The Lady magazine and The National Trust.

The theme is to create a romantic short story using a National Trust venue as a setting. The deadline is 31 July and the wordcount is 1500-2000 words (max 2000). The winning entry will be published in The Lady and the runner up will receive a hamper of books worth £200. Entry and competition terms and conditions can be found on The Lady website.

(For overseas blog readers, the competition is open to anyone worldwide. The National Trust is a charity dedicated to preserving the best bits of British heritage, whether it's a stately home or a beautiful piece of countryside. Take a look at their website to find an inspirational setting for your story.)

Updated 7th July to correct the details re maximum word count, thanks Ruth!


Old Kitty said...

The Lady are running a writing comp? with M&B! Fantastic! Thanks for this! Will check it out!

Take care

christine said...

Well, now that I have my degree in creative writing, I shall have to knuckle down and enter some competitions, so thank you for this, it's just at the right (or write) time!!

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Susannah Rickards said...

Am I missing something? I can't see prize money anywhere. Is this like The Guardian summer story competition, where the prize is simply publication without payment in a national paper?

womagwriter said...

Oddly, all links to this competition seem to have been removed from The Lady website and the National Trust website, so I have no idea whether winners have been chosen or notified. I am trying to find out, and will post something on the blog when I have news.