Flash Fiction Competition

Attention all librarians & English Departments

Would you like a free author visit from author Philip Caveney? Winner of the Scottish Book Trust Teen award 2016 and author of the Sebastian Darke, Alec Devlin and Crow Boy series of books.

To celebrate the launch of his recent title,The Slithers, Fledgling Press and Philip Caveney are holding a writing competition to promote creative writing in schools.


The Slithers is based on the the nuckelavee, a demon featured in Scottish and Norsk mythology, which came ashore to wreak havoc and devastation on dwellers.

Write a flash fiction of no more than 250 words about how you would survive a visit from one of these creatures coming to your school.

Eligibility: P7-S4


A visit from The Slithers author, Philip Caveney at your school and a copy of The Slithers for the winning entrant.
Winners will be chosen by the panel at Fledgling Press and Philip Caveney.


Send your fiction to clare@fledglingpress.co.uk by 19 Jan 2018

Any questions? Contact clare@fledglingpress.co.uk

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