Full Competition Rules, 2019


  • The Funny Pearls 2019 Short Story Competition is open to women of all nationalities from any country.
  • Entries must be submitted in English.
  • Entries can be on any theme but should intend to bring a smile to the reader’s face (dark humour qualifies).
  • Each author may submit only one story.
  • The story should be the work solely of the entrant and must not be the translated work of another author.
  • The author must own copyright to the entry.
  • Authors retain the copyright to their work, but funnypearls.com has the unrestricted right to post the winning entries on their website.
  • Funnypearls.com may contact authors of all entries regarding publication of entered works in future materials published by Funny Pearls.
  • Funnypearls.com will enter into no correspondence or other discussion regarding the choice of winners.
  • The prizes will be paid in Amazon vouchers and are not changeable or transferable.
  • The length of each entry should be between 1,200-3,000 words, not including the title.
  • Previously published work (whether online or in print) or work that is under consideration by other competitions or publications, whether in the UK or elsewhere, is not eligible.
  • Entries should be attached to an email to funnypearlsuk@gmail.com as a Word or PDF file.
  • The deadline for submission is Wednesday 31st July 2019, midnight UK time.
  • Funnypearls.com will acknowledge receipt of entries within one week.
  • Funnypearls.com will contact winners directly, via email, before announcing the results.
  • Winners will be announced Friday 23rd August 2019.

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