Greater Impact Writing Competition

Greater Impact Writing Competition

The Four competition periods are as follow

ChristmasValentines DayInternational Pirate DayHalloween

Each competition closer to the time will have an allocated theme [s] attached to it for competitors to create an entry for.

Competition Rules

In order for each entry to qualify the following must be adhered to:

Short Stories, Tales or Discussion – 1500 Words maximum

Poetry [Rhyming or otherwise] – 50 Lines maximum

Creative Artistry – No more than 7 original images and 600 words max.


1st @ £75, 2nd @ £50 and 3rd at £25.

These will be awarded to the winners via email in the token of Amazon Gift Vouchers.


Competition entry is only open to ‘A Guy Called Bloke’ readership who may only submit one story, tale, poem or crafted piece each. All entries must be previously unpublished and original works.

One week prior to the competition start date a Promotion Post will be published on the A Guy Called Bloke blog itself where upon all interested entrants are to comment voicing their participation for the competition.

For the competition to commence we need a total of five entrants. If this number is not acquired, the competition shall be cancelled for that period.

Entrant Pieces

All entries are to be emailed to by close of date per competition.

Please do ensure all entries have been proof read.

All entries have conformed to competition requirements.

Competition Judging

Judging will be performed by a dedicated panel of two judges – bloggers themselves and appointed by A Guy Called Bloke.

Their decisions will be final with no correspondence entered into.

All competitions are open to ‘A Guy Called Bloke’ readership only and each writer can only submit one entry to the competition.

All entries will be judged on the following criteria …

Creativity, imagination and originality with regards to the dedicated theme topic

Entertainment value

Winner Notifications

Winners of 1st, 2nd and 3rd will be notified within 6 weeks [pending entrant application quantity] of the competition’s closing date.

All winning entries will be published on A Guy Called Bloke Blog

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