The Evening Standard are searching for fresh new voices in their free-to-enter Stories competition, encouraging anyone with a story to share their piece in written word, audio or film. Judged by a high-profile panel from different storytelling mediums, this is an opportunity to tell an engaging story and win invaluable mentorship, plus the chance to be published across Evening Standard platforms.
- All entrants must be residents in the UK.
- Entrants must be 18 or over.
- Only one entry is allowed per person.
Entries may consist of either:
- a 500-1,000 word written entry (including scripts); or
- a video (MP4 format) of no more than 3 minutes in length for spoken word.
- BSL entries should be recorded as a video and accompanied by a transcript of no more than 1,000 words.
All entries must:
- be submitted as either a PDF or as an audio/video file. If it’s a PDF it must have a front page with the title of the piece and the word count
- be entirely in the English language;
- be the entrant’s own original work;
- not depict events concerning real people without their permission;
- and not have been published or performed in public before;
- work from previously published authors or writers cannot be accepted.
Deadline: 23.59 on Wednesday 12th April 2023
Source: BBC Writersroom