BBC RADIO 4 INVITES ENTRIES FOR OPENING LINES

Opening Lines is seeking original short stories which work being read out loud. Click HERE. Pay particular attention to how the story opens and closes, the ending needs to link back to the beginning.

Would you like to have your short story read on BBC Radio 4’s Opening Lines? Then here’s your chance.

  • Only one story per writer is permitted.
  • Do not re-submit stories that have previously been considered for Opening Lines
  • Stories must be between 1,900 and 2,000 words in length.

HOW TO ENTER

Please complete the Submission Form which can be downloaded here. Then send your story and the completed Submission Form by email to OpeningLines@bbc.co.uk.

Organizers will contact those writers whose stories have been longlisted for the 2015 series by the 15th of May 2015,  

You are advised to Click here to read stories which have featured in recent series, just to get a feel of the preferred stories.

3 thoughts on “BBC RADIO 4 INVITES ENTRIES FOR OPENING LINES

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 3:56 pm
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    You ask for "Details of writing track record". What do you mean by that?

    Thank you

    Mark

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  • Jan 26, 2015 at 11:17 pm
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    It looks like nobody is monitoring this site.

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  • Feb 8, 2015 at 8:24 pm
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    Hello Mark,
    Kindly visit the BBC website for more details. I do not think they have asked for any writing track record.

    Thanks for stopping by.

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