How To Submit a Story for the 
"What Scotland Means to Me" 
2022 Exisle Academy Writing Competition:

The theme of this competition is What Scotland Means to Me. You are free to interpret this theme in your own way. 

Please read the submission guidelines carefully - we look forward to reviewing your writing!

  • Prize: The winning author will be invited to participate in our Become a Successful Published Author program and provided access to our author training modules ($2,000 value),
  • Publication: The winner and other selected entries will be invited to have their work published on 
  • Length: 800 words is the target. Stories over 1500 words will not be considered.
  • Style: Non-fiction - you should recount truthful experiences but please disguise the identity of any real people other than yourself who may not want details of their life to be published
  • Originality: By submitting a story, you confirm that it is your original work, you own the copyright, and you give Exisle Publishing permission to publish it on should you win or be selected as a finalist. You also confirm it has not previously been published elsewhere online or in print, nor selected for any other competition.
  • Format: Send your article as a Word Doc (.doc) attachment to the email address specified below. Please do not send pictures.

Please send your submissions to: [email protected] with the subject "What Scotland Means to Me" - thank you and best of luck!

Entries Close May 1, 2022. 



Please note: By participating in this competition, you agree to Exisle Publishing's competition terms and conditions 

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