Author Archives: Esther Chilton

How Will You Choose Your Next Book?

I don’t know about you, but I love browsing a good bookshop and choosing a new book. And there are so many to choose from. So how do you pick a new book from the plethora out there? Are you … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word aliens in it somewhere? Last week’s challenge was to write a five-word story where one of the five words had to be flabbergasted. Here are … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Are you looking for a market for your short stories? Then Prima may be an option. They like touching, uplifting stories. Here’s what they have to say: ‘Do you have a way with words and want to win £100? We’d … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week

Well, don’t say you weren’t warned…

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Bite Size Writing Tips

By e-mail or post? Most publications accept work by e-mail but some still prefer postal submissions, especially from someone writing for them for the first time. Even if you have had a few pieces published by a magazine, if they … Continue reading

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Book Or Film?

In my blog post last Friday, I asked you what books you were reading and you had plenty of interesting answers. One thread to come out of the comments was whether you like to see the film of the book, … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word flabbergasted in it somewhere? Last week’s challenge was to write a five-word story where one of the five words had to be sock. Here are … Continue reading

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