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Story structure writing competition in association with Writing Magazine

This free competition links to the 3-part series Walking The Writer's Path published in Writer magazine July-September 2023.

Write a story in which a character follows a Dilemma, Trickster Variation, or Quest structure.
Your story must be between 500 and 1,000 words long.

First prize: Signed limited edition copy of Story and Structure: A Complete Guide by Leon Conrad.
Second prize: Sampler of writing games from Leon Conrad's new book, Master the Art and Craft of Writing

Winners will be announced by mid November 2023.

Entry form here. Entries accepted from 1 July 2023. Closing date: 31 October 2023. Full rules here.

For further details of the structures, see the three-part series 'Walking the Writer's Path' in Writing Magazine July-September 2023, or sign up to my newsletter on Substack.

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