Author Archives: Esther Chilton

An Interview With Hugh Roberts

It’s my pleasure to introduce Hugh Roberts as my interviewee this week. I met Hugh at the first Bloggers Bash in London and we’ve remained good blogging friends since then. Hugh writes short stories, a real passion of mine, too. … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Hope your week is going well. Here’s your weekly five-word challenge! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word LOTTERY in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word HERO. … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Fish Short Story Prize is accepting entries for short stories of up to 5000 words. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: €3,000 plus a five-day Short Story Workshop at the West Cork Literary Festival 2nd: A … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week

I think they may need another type of tutor, too…

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Ever thought about writing a true-life tale for one of the women’s weeklies? Many writers cringe when it’s suggested they consider writing a true-life feature for one of the women’s weeklies. Take a look at the cover of some of … Continue reading

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An Interview With Alison Lingwood

I’ve met the lovely Alison Lingwood twice now at an author and blogger meet-up. But each time, I’ve only managed a very quick chat with her. Luckily, she agree to be my interviewee so I could find out a little … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s Thursday and time for your weekly five-word challenge! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word HERO in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word VILLAIN. You sent … Continue reading

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