Upcoming competitions

SAWC Competition entries must be in the Competition Manager’s  inbox (competitions.sawc@gmail.com) by the last day of every month. Please download the Competition Entry Form at the bottom of this page.
Entry fee:
R35 per entry unless otherwise specified. CASH, CHEQUES or ELECTRONIC TRANSFERS only please. If paying by cheque, please add R15 to cover the extra charges from the bank.

pianoSEPTEMBER 2016
Children’s Story: Living Picture – 1500 words
A children’s story aimed at ages 10-12. Write a story about what you see in the picture shown alongside.
Closing Date 30 September

SEPTEMBER 2016 – OPEN TO NON-MEMBERS
Annual Short Story – Short Story – 3000 words
Write a short story with a topic of your choice.
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Closing Date
30 September

OCTOBER 2016
Prompt Competition -1000 words
Enter into this competition and write a short story based on the prompts you receive. You will be given a specific location, situation, and protagonist that must be the centre of your story.
Closing Date 31 October

NOVEMBER 2016
Romance: Love is Not an Emotion – 2500 words
Emotions fade and change. Love is a choice. Love is a promise. No matter what he will never hurt her. Write a short story where love is more than just an emotion or a brief crush. What do you think the true power of love is?
Closing Date 30 November

DECEMBER – JANUARY 2016
First Chapter of Novel – 3000 words
Write the first chapter of a novel.
Closing Date 31 January
click here for your competition entry form.