The winning entry will be published as an ebook short by Bloody Scotland.
Stories should be a maximum of 3,000 words and must be submitted by midnight on 31st July 2014. There is an entry fee of £10 to cover the administration of the competition.
A prestigious judging panel comprising representatives from the University of Stirling and crime writers Alex Gray, Craig Robertson and Gordon Brown, will judge the entries and announce a shortlist. This shortlist will then be open for a public vote on the Bloody Scotland website.
Full details can be found on the Bloody Scotland website: http://www.bloodyscotland.com/short-story-competition-2014
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