Northern Life Short Story Competition

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If you’d love to see your work in print, you’ll be pleased to hear that Northern Life will be running a short story competition over future issues.

See the themes below:

NEW BEGINNINGS (deadline February 1st)
MYSTERIES (deadline April 1st)
BY THE SEASIDE (deadline June 1st)
SUPERNATURAL (deadline August 1st)
CHRISTMAS UP NORTH (deadline October 1st)

Take a look at our Readers’ Submissions for pieces that have been previously published:

The winning short story will be published in Northern Life magazine and on our website. Entry to the short story competition is FREE.

All submissions should be around 800 words.

If you fancy seeing your writing featured, please send it to or email



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