Picador Commissioning Editor, Ansa Khan Khattak, reveals what she likes to see in a story

Click here to watch Ansa Khan Khattak, one of the The Bournemouth Writing Prize judges, share her thoughts on what makes a great short story.

Short story entries can be on any theme, and in any genre. The only stipulation is that they are less than 3000 words. For more information on how to enter, click hereĀ . And don’t forget – the closing date is January 25th!