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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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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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I was very surprised to spot a magazine solely devoted to short stories, flash fiction and poetry when I stopped off at the services recently. Popshot is quarterly magazine full of entertaining writing. If you fancy a read, you can … Continue reading

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If you win the SmokeLong Quarterly’s flash fiction competition you’ll be $2000 better off! There’s also prize money for other finalists. Prizes: 1st: $2000 + automatic nomination for The Best Small Fictions, the Pushcart Prize, and Best of the Net, … Continue reading

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I don’t know about you, but I love penning a 100-word story. The National Association of Writers and Groups (NAWG) are holding a 100X100 flash fiction competition for stories of exactly 100-words. Here are some details for you: Prize: £100 … Continue reading

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Your Cat magazine are looking for stories about your first cat. Write to them with your special memories (they’re looking for around 500 words). They publish one story in each issue. Email your story to editorial@yourcat.co.uk. Write ‘My first cat’ … Continue reading

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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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