Flash Fiction Competition for Shoreline of Infinity Readers 2022

Bring the pet of your science fictional imagination to life. You have 1,000 words to tell its story. You may begin. 


£50 for the winning story, plus 1-year digital subscription to Shoreline of Infinity. Two runners-up will each receive a 1-year digital subscription to Shoreline of Infinity. 

The top three stories will be published in the December issue Shoreline of Infinity – all three finalists will receive a print copy of this edition.

The detail

Maximum 1,000 words, one story per submitter.

The story must not have been previously published.

Deadline for entries: midnight (UK time)

2nd September 2022.

There’s no entry fee, but on the submission entry form on the website you will be asked to enter a particular word from this issue of Shoreline of Infinity 31, so have it ready by your side when you submit.You can order a print or digital copy of Shoreline of Infinity 31 here. (If you can’t manage the cost, you can ask for a free download code via the Contact Form. Things are bad enough for folk at the moment.)

Our judging panel (details to be confirmed) will not begin work until after the deadline, so use the time to polish that tale ’til it glistens.

Click on the button to submit your story – make sure you pick the right call, and have your copy of Shoreline of Infinity 31 to hand.


Please Use Submittable to send us your story