‘For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.’ – Ernest Hemingway

Six words that just say everything.

One from the last Evesham’s Festival of Words’ competition: ‘He’s home early. Quick the wardrobe!’

The Competition is open to anyone over the age of 12 – perfect for families in lockdown to bat around ideas, even if you’re having to communicate electronically.

A few rules

Closing date: 5pm, Sunday 17th May 2020. Stories received after this date/time will not be considered.
Entries: The Competition is open to anyone over the age of 12.
Judges: Cheryl Burman, Noelle Chambers, Jan Dawson and Lynne Powell.

Each story must be no more than six words.
Entrants may submit a maximum of six stories. These should all be submitted at the same time.
Stories must be submitted by email to: info@eveshamfestivalofwords.org. Your name, address, contact telephone number, and your stories, must all be contained in the body of the email. Entries that do not comply with the Rules will be disqualified.
An acknowledgement will be sent by the Competition Coordinator on receipt of your entry.

Prizes: There will be prizes for the winning, 2nd and 3rd placed stories – £10 book token; £5 book token, and a box of chocolates.

Click here for more information.