The short story form is better suited to the demands of modern life than the novel. ~ Simon Prosser, Publishing Director, Hamish Hamilton
Whether or not you agree with the above quote, it’s a great way to introduce the BBC National Short Story Award – the largest award for a single short story in the world. £15,000 for the winning story, £3,000 for the runner-up and £500 for the three other shortlisted stories.
A definite must to work towards for 2009 – entries open at the end of this year. To read more – visit the BBC short story award site by clicking here