President's Competition 2016

The President's Competition 2016

This year’s competition theme is ‘Possession’.

That’s it! Interpret ‘Possession’ in any way you want – territorial, demonic, ‘bunny boiling’, etc etc. Your entry can be serious, humorous, true or fiction, fear or desire. Or whatever.

The rules

·         Entries must be no longer than 1500 words but can be shorter.

·         Each entry must be accompanied by a suitably awful pseudonym.

·         Each entry must be printed, single-sided, on A4. 

·         Your real name should not appear anywhere on, or with, the entry. 

  • An entry fee of £2.50 must accompany all entries. 
  • Please could you supply two copies of each entry (one for each judge).
  • The closing date for the competition is:  3rd February 2016.  You can either hand in your entry on the meeting for that date (or earlier) or post it to:

John Spencer

5 Waterside

Station Road


Herts, AL5 4US

  •  Posted entries must not arrive later than the closing date.
  • Entry is restricted to members of the Verulam Writers Circle.

Adjudication by John Spencer and Barbara Cooper (Last year’s winner)  will take place on 2nd March 2016 at St Michael’s Church Hall.

Good Luck!