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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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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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Markets For Writers

Writing Magazine are holding a flash fiction competition, with a theme. Here’s what they have to say about it: ‘This May marks 200 years since the coronation of Queen Victoria. Oh and some television show or other is reaching its … Continue reading

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To Review Or Not To Review…

Thank you so much to everyone who has bought my latest short story collection, A Walk In The Woods. And an enormous thank you to the two ladies who have reviewed it! I really don’t like asking for a review … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading?

I love books, but I always feel that I never have enough time for reading. How about you? Having said that, I have just finished reading Into the Water by Paula Hawkins (it’s surprising how you can fit a chapter … Continue reading

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