Entering a writing competition is an excellent way to improve and refine your writing. To give your story the best chance of making it into the finals, there are some obvious and not so obvious things you should be doing.

We have put together three articles you should read before submitting your entry, as well as additional resources that can help you develop your writing.

Vital Ways To Improve Your Chances of Winning a Short Story Competition

In this article we give you eight vital elements to consider to make your story compelling:

20 Essential Editing Tips

This article covers essential editing tips that can make or break your story:

Eleven Ways to Draw in Your Reader

Learn how to draw in your reader with these 11 story telling skills:
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