Charmed Writing Competition

Welcome to our THIRD writing competition!

Entries will REOPEN in NOVEMBER 2022.

An entry fee of $10USD is required, along with your chosen mythical creature. To be paid via PayPal to

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Previous WINNERS of our ARCANE Writing Competition were:

Vonnie Winslow Crist, Diana Brown, Lyndsey Ellis-Holloway & David Green

Previous WINNERS of our BETWIXT Writing Competition were:

Results are PENDING

Betwixt Writing Competition

PHASE ONE : June 1st to June 21st

PHASE TWO : June 22nd to July 12th

PHASE THREE : July 13th to August 2nd

PHASE FOUR : August 3rd to August 23rd

*all can have romantic elements if the author chooses.

Wordcount : 4,000 to 8,000 words

WINNERS  : The TOP 4 writers that score the highest at the end of ALL four rounds will be published in an anthology.

PAYMENT : Royalties will be split between the authors and Iron Faerie Publishing. 50/50.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR STORIES : Stories are to be submitted to ironfaeriepublishing(at) as .doc/.docx attachment

Subject Line should read: Title – Mythical Beast – Name

Please DO NOT place your name anywhere in the document.


Q. Will any writers be eliminated during each round?

A. No. All writers will remain in the competition from the beginning right through to the end.


Q. Are writers supposed to write four separate stories?

A. Yes. All stories must have a beginning, middle and an end.


Q. Can each four stories be interconnecting or serialized?

A. Yes. The second story can follow on from the first and so on and so forth, but they must be complete stories.