Crime Writing Competition – British Thyroid Foundation – ‘Go For The Throat’

With thanks to Harrogate resident Graham Richards (@GrahamRichards) for drawing our attention to this one.

GO FOR THE THROAT:

BRITISH THYROID FOUNDATION CRIME WRITING COMPETITION

The British Thyroid Foundation based in Harrogate, is celebrating its 21st birthday by running a Crime Writing Competition to win a pair of tickets to the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year and Festival Opening Party, hosted by Mark Lawson in Harrogate on Thursday 19 July.

One in 20 people will be diagnosed with a thyroid disorder at some stage in their lives. The BTF is a national charity that helps people avoid isolation and gain information, support and understanding about their condition.

The British Thyroid Foundation is calling for crime stories of up to 2000 words on our theme Go for the Throat which is where the thyroid is situated. The panel of judges are:

  1. Eileen Robertson, author of Miss Maguire is Missing and Blackmail for Beginners
  2. Gill Knox, a novelist based in Harrogate and author of The Legacy of Talents
  3. Neil Harrison, co-producer of feature film The Spell and author of Chosen.

Send your stories with a cheque for £3 to British Thyroid Foundation, 2nd floor, 3 Devonshire Place, Harrogate HG1 4AA by 30 June 2012.

Go here for further details including terms and conditions.