The competition will be judged by best-selling crime thriller novelist Peter James.
The competition aims to find the best story for a live audience.
Submit stories between 1,000-2,000 words. Any subject or genre. The winning entry and two runners up will be performed at an awards show this November.
The winner will also receive £500 and the runners up £100 each. Shortlisted writers will be offered publication.
Anyone over the age of 18 can enter. The entry fee is £6.
You can find out more about The Brighton Prize here.
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