Francis MacManus Short Story Competition

    Monday - Friday, 11.10 pm

    Guidelines

    RULES AND REGULATIONS

    1. The competition is open to people over 18 years of age born or resident in Ireland.
    2. Only one entry per person is allowed.
    3. Entries, in Irish or English, must be the original work of the author.  They cannot be under consideration elsewhere and must not have been previously published (including online) or broadcast.
    4. Entries should be written in the knowledge that each of the short-listed stories will be read on air.  It is therefore advisable to avoid excessive use of strong language.
    5. Stories must be between 1,800 and 2,000 words in length and the word count must be displayed clearly on each entry.  Stories outside this word range will not be considered.
    6. Entries should be double-spaced and typewritten on one side only of A4 paper.
    7. The author’s name should only appear on the accompanying entry form.
    8. The author is advised to retain a copy of his/her entry as RTÉ cannot return scripts.
    9. Entries will be accepted from Monday 7th March 2016 until Friday 27th May 2016. The winners will be announced in Autumn 2016.
    10. The decision of the judges is final and RTÉ cannot enter into correspondence concerning the merits of any entry.
    11. Each submission should be sent/delivered in an A4 envelope and accompanied by a completed entry form to:

    RTÉ RADIO 1 SHORT STORY COMPETITION

    RTÉ RADIO CENTRE,

    DONNYBROOK,

    DUBLIN 4

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