Winners of Summer 2017 Writing Competition Announced

Our first short story writing competition was such a great success that we decided to run another this summer. This has exceeded our expectations. We doubled the number of entries received while the quality of the entries stayed very high. The competition closed at the end of September and after a much deliberation we can now announce the winners of our Summer 2017 competition. The winner and the three runners up all won cash prizes and have their short stories published on our website (read their stories and tell us what you think of them in the comments below). The winning story The Eternal Coin was a striking piece moving the reader through 2000 years of British history in just 2000 words! It won the writer David Stokes £200. As our judges noted: We really liked David’s response to our theme. We’ve probably all looked at items in museums at some point and wondered how they arrived there. In his story, David takes us on an epic journey describing  this. The writing is packed w
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Winners of first Solution Loans short story writing competition announced

Back in January we launched our first short story writing competition (2500 words maximum). We did this as a reaction to all the negative press that personal finance seems to receive these days. Our objective with this competition was to demonstrate the positive and transformational effects that sensibly considered finance can have on people s lives. And we were blown away by the range of ideas and the depth of creativity that was shown in the stories that were sent to us. The competition closed at the end of March and we have just announced the winner and runners up. All received cash prizes and have their stories published on our website. The winning story A New Agenda was remarkable and won the writer Sarah Evans £200. As our judges noted: Sarah’s story takes us straight to the point where our main character is seeking a loan, but leaves us in suspense as to how she plans to use the funds. We liked the characterisation of the old friends as they meet up at a college reunion –
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