The much-loved historical romance writer invites stories that feature Hull in her annual writing contest
Bestselling author Val has written more than 20 novels set in and around Hull.
The competition is for original, unpublished 500-word short stories. Writers entering the compeition must not have been commercially published. Entrants are free to write about anything wish but each story must include Hull in some way.
The competition winner will receive £100 and their story will be published on Val’s website. There is also a runner-up prize of £50 and two commended writers will each receive £25.
The Val Wood Prize for Creative Writing 2016 – Hull in 500 is free to enter. Send entries by post before the closing date of 19 August.
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