About the Bridport Prize

Kit de Waal: I would urge everyone to enter competitions

The first success I ever had with my writing was an Honorary Mention (note the capital letters) in the Fish Prize for Flash Fiction in 2014.  It was the first thing I’d ever sent out and getting an email telling me that my

Bridport Prize winner secures six figure deal for debut novel

Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott

2015 Bridport Prize Peggy Chapman- Andrews Award winner, Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott, has secured a six figure deal with Hutchinson for her debut novel Swan Song.

A Tale of Two Novels: Thoughts on winning the Bridport Prize by S.M. Misra

Somerset Maugham said, “There are three secrets to writing a novel.

Peter Hobbs: The flexible form of the short story

Peter Hobbs

It’s still a couple months before entries for the Bridport short story prize begin to find their way to me.

The Thrill of the Anonymous Judging Process of the Bridport Prize

by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott


Last minute checks

The Literary Consultancy’s Aki Schilz gives some last minute tips for writers planning to submit to competitions.

The Literary Consultancy Director, Rebecca Swift muses on the importance of competition deadlines



Aki Schilz, TLC Editorial Services Manager gives her thoughts on Writing, Timing and the Value of Prizes

Writing, Timing, and the Value of Prizes

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