Writing Competitions

Writers' Forum Columnist


Morgen is Writers' Forum magazine's Competitive Edge columnist and is always looking for guests. Have you entered and / or judged a competition? If so, email Morgen (morgen@morgenbailey.com) with the following:

  • c.500 words on your experience and tips for (other) entrants
  • a photograph of yourself (large file size please)
  • your website link if you have one.

100-word Competition


Morgen hosts a free monthly 100-word competition on her website. 

Click here for full details.

There's no charge for entering the competition, you can enter up to three stories but they must be exactly 100 words long (short!) not including the title. There is a different theme each month and you can win free editing or Morgen's online creative writing courses.

Book Morgen for your competition!


Morgen has judged a variety of short story, flash fiction and novel competitions. These include... 

  • BBC Radio 2 500-word
  • BeaconLit 500-word
  • Flash 500 Annual Short Story
  • H.E. Bates Short Story
  • Althorp Lit Fest Children's Short Story Competition
  • RONE Novel Competition