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Markets For Writers

Many of you will have heard of The People’s Friend mgazine. Indeed, I know many of you have written short stories aimed at the magazine. Now, they’re very good at encouraging fiction writers and offering advice. But did you know … Continue reading

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My market for you this week is to write a story for the National Flash Fiction Day anthology. This year’s theme is FAMILY. Entries of up to 500 words are accepted. ‘We invite any and all interpretations of FAMILY, and … Continue reading

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The Bath Flash Fiction Award is open for entries, with a closing date of 16th February 2020. Here are some details for you: Prizes: 1st: £1000 2nd: £300 3rd: £100 Two commendations receive £30 each. Entry fee: £9 for one … Continue reading

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Writing Magazine have got an interesting competition for you to enter: The Odd Couple Short Story Competition. Want to know more? Here’s what they have to say: ‘It’s a narrative setup that has entertained readers for centuries, from Don Quixote … Continue reading

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My first market of the year for you is a short story contest. The Scottish Arts Club Short Story Competition is open to writers worldwide. The word limit is 2000 words. Here is some information on the prizes: 1st: £1,000 … Continue reading

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Fancy a themed competition? Retreat West are holding a flash fiction competition for stories up to 500 words on the theme ‘Earth’. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: £200 2 x runners-up: £100 Entry fee: £8 Closing … Continue reading

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Do you enjoy writing dialogue? Then why not write a story that’s dialogue-only? This is the requirement for one of Writing Magazine‘s latest competitions. ‘No attribution, no description – just tell us what was said. You’ll need to use all … Continue reading

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