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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

THE 2011 PETER COWAN 600 SHORT STORY COMPETITION

GUIDLINES FOR ENTRY

Competition Rules:
Number of words: Maximum 600 per story
Closing Date: 20 May 2011
Prizes: First $200; Second $100; Third $50
Certificates; Highly Commended four; Commended four
Entry Fee: $5 per story; Three stories for $12; Five stories for $20

Theme: Open

1. All entries should be in English using one side A4 paper, typed, double spaced in size 12 font.

2. All entries must be accompanied by a signed entry form (photocopies accepted). Do not attach the entry form to your work.

3. Entries must be unpublished and not have won a cash prize or recognition in any
other competition.

4. Copyright remains with the author. Entries will not be returned and will be destroyed after the announcement of the results.

5. Peter Cowan Writers Centre reserves the right to publish without payment the Winning, Second place, Third place, Highly Commended and Commended entries in its E-Magazine.

6. Multiple entries are allowed, in which case one cheque or money order is acceptable to cover all entries. Cheques or money orders should be made payable to ‘Peter Cowan Writers Centre Inc.’ Do not send coins, stamps or cash in the mail.

7. The author’s real name must not appear on the manuscript. A pen name MUST be used – a different one for each entry. A plain sheet of paper with the following details should be securely attached to each of your submissions:

TITLE OF ENTRY
PEN NAME USED
NUMBER OF WORDS

8. All entries must be post marked by the due date. Late entries will not be considered. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Details of the presentation will be published on the Peter Cowan Writers Centre’s website and at the July Monthly Meeting. If you wish to receive a results slip and judge’s report, please include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

9. Send entries to:
The Receiving Officer
Peter Cowan 600 Short Story Competition
Peter Cowan Writers Centre Inc.
PO Box 239
Joondalup WA 6919

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PETER COWAN WRITERS CENTRE INC
2011 PETER COWAN 600 SHORT STORY COMPETITION
Separate entry form to accompany each entry (forms may be photocopied)
PRIZES: Winner $200, Second $100, Third $50
Certificates: Highly Commended (four), Commended (four)
(please print)

NAME:
______________________________________________________________

ADDRESS:
______________________________________________________________

_________________________________ Post Code: _______

Phone: ________________________Mobile No: _______________________

Email address:
_____________________________________________________________

Number of Words:_____________________

Title of work:_______________________Pen Name__________________________

Amount paid:_____________Method of Payment____________________________

Declaration: I certify that the work I have entered in this award is my own, is unpublished, will not be offered for publication before the 3rd of July and has not won recognition in any competition. By entering this award I agree to my work being published without payment on the Peter Cowan Writers Centre E-Magazine if I finish among the first eleven entries. I understand that copyright will at all times stay with me, the author of the work. I have read the conditions of entry into this award and agree to abide by them.

Signed___________________________ this _________

day of ____________ 2011

For office use only

Date received___________Amount received ________Method of payment____________

No entries________

If paid by cash receipt no:_______________________

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