Enter competition

WriteTime short story competitions are only open to older writers. If you want to join in, you need to be over 60 years old. There’s no upper age limit.
Share your stories  with us – entering a competition is a great way to keep up your writing. The closing date for our next short story competition is 30 September. The small submission fee covers basic administration costs and judging is by a panel of older experienced writers and editors.

Please pay at the time of your submission:
£3 for one entry
£5 for two entries
You may pay via PayPal or by cheque.
£50 for winner and £25 each for up to two runners-up in each competition.


Please follow all the instructions for sending your entry and ensure that you pay your entry fee at the same time. You can send your entry either by post or online.

By post

Follow the instructions here.


You may enter using the form below. After you send your entry please make sure you pay the entry fee. Entries cannot be considered before full payment is made.