Author Archives: Esther Chilton

Guest Writer Spot

I’d like to welcome Murray Clarke back to my Guest Writer Spot. He’s had stories featured on this page a number of times and always knows how to tell a very entertaining story. Sit back, relax and enjoy! FEAR OF … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Well, it’s five-word challenge time again! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word Email in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word Clock. You sent in some great … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Fiction Factory are holding a flash fiction competition. There isn’t a theme but no children’s or YA fiction will be accepted. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: £150 2nd: £50 3rd: £25 Entry fee: £6 Word limit: … Continue reading

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Funny Of The Week

I’m so glad they added the extra description…

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Choosing a setting for your story: The setting in a fiction story can help to shape the mood of the story. A story set in an abandoned warehouse immediately evokes a sense of eeriness and isolation, of neglect and dreariness. … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

This week’s Guest Writer is the very talented Robbie Cheadle. As you’ll see from her biography, she’s a very versatile writer: Robbie, short for Roberta, is an author with six published children’s picture books in the Sir Chocolate books series … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s five-word challenge time again! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word Clock in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word Switch. You sent in some interesting and … Continue reading

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