i) the Write Down South Short Story competition is for a short story of between 1,500 and 2,000 words.It's open to anyone over the age of 16 and the theme is disguise. First prize is £100 and the deadline is this Friday, 25 September.
Full details are at the SAW website.
ii) Write your own very short fairy tale. The Scottish Book Trust is looking for 50-word fairy tales. Perfect for lovers of the flash fiction genre. The deadline for this competition is 27 September. Details on the Scottish Book Trust website.
iii) Fish Publishing Young-Adult Unpublished Novel Prize. Fish Publishing is looking for novels aimed at readers of 14 and over. the organisers state that they are looking for a "great read - one that they can't put down". Full details at the Fish Publishing website. The deadline is 30 October.