Almond Press is an independent publisher of dystopian and apocalyptic fiction based in Scotland

We run short story competitions to find talented writers, new or established, and offer prizes, promotion,
and publication.

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Creative Writing Competitions

Our website features a curated list of creative writing competitions which we regularly update with new events and opportunities for writers. Be sure to check it out.

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“I would also suggest that any aspiring writer begin with short stories. These days, I meet far too many young writers who try to start off with a novel right off, or a trilogy, or even a nine-book series. That’s like starting in at rock climbing by tackling Mt. Everest. Short stories help you learn your craft.”

– George R.R. Martin

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