Author Archives: Esther Chilton

Markets For Writers

Looking for a short story competition? Then why not enter the Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition? You have up to 2500 words in which to create your masterpiece. Here’s what they have to say: ‘The catch: We provide your opening … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week

I know we’ve been short of loo roll but…

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Laughing Along With Another Limerick

When I first asked you to write a limerick as a bit of fun to cheer everyone up, little did I realise what I was starting. It seems you’ve relished them and would like to make this a regular thing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Then She Was Gone @lisajewelluk

I’ve read several Lisa Jewell books and I’ve never been disappointed. From the delightful, heart-warming 31 Dream Street, to the more chilling and sinister I Found You, I’ve been instantly hooked. Would Then She was Gone be any different? The … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Well, it’s certainly been a surreal week. I hope you’re all safe and well. Last week I wanted you to SMILE. This week, I’m taking a GUESS. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word GUESS … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Oldie invites articles on any subject between 600 and 1300 words. The editor, Harry Mount has the following to say about it: ‘The idea for the Oldie was cooked up 25 years ago by its founding editor, Richard Ingrams, … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week

Those cows just don’t listen…

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