Fiction writers, we have oodles of opportunities for you…

Get yourself into our June 2021 magazine (Issue 90) by submitting your writing to:

SUBSCRIBER ONLY Flash challenge
Theme: TBC
Please send stories up to 250 words, which tell a complete story.

Bedtime stories
A submission slot for short stories written to be read aloud to a child at bedtime. They can be on any subject, but no more than 250 words long, please.

The World’s Wife
A 500-word fictional prose monologue in the voice of the wife, mistress, sister, mother of a famous real or fictional person. We’re inviting strong voice pieces suitable for both page or performance. Please give your piece a title that explains the relationship, e.g. ‘Ophelia, fiancée of Hamlet’; ‘Melania, wife of Donald Trump’.

And also…

Flash Card Challenge 
100 words inspired by an image featured in the monthly Mslexia subscriber newsletter Little Ms (subscribe here).

Twice a year you can send us your themed writing for our Showcase section in the magazine. See Themed Writing for more info.

Don’t forget to look out for our annual Women’s Writing Competitions.

To submit complete the form below and upload your submission document.

Alternatively, send your entry by post to:
PO Box 656
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE99 1PZ.

Don’t forget to also send us your contact details (address, phone number and email).
All submissions are judged anonymously, so please ensure your name does not appear anywhere on your work.

The June magazine (Issue 90) submission deadline is 12 April 2021. See here for full guidelines and rates of pay.

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