Scotland's International Crime Writing Festival, Bloody Scotland, has issued a call for their 2014 Short Story Competition. Writers from all over the world are welcome to enter. The theme for this year's competition is ESCAPE and you're welcome to use it in any way so long as it's a crime story. Stories have to be at least 3000 words and the deadline is July 31. The entry fee is 10pounds. 1st prize is 1000 pounds, a weekend pass to the 2014 festival, and a bottle of Deaston Whiskey and two runners up will each receive a bottle of Deaston Whiskey and a selection of tickets to some of the events at the festival. You can find the details here.
Big thank you to Albert Tucher for the link!!