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Can You Tell A Story In…

Here’s your weekly five-word challenge! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word PANTOMIME in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word SNOWMAN. You sent in some funny stories. … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

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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An Interview With Eva Jordan

This week, I’d like to welcome Eva Jordan as my interviewee. I met Eva at the Deepings Literary Festival at their wonderful Read Dating event. Eva was a joy to talk to and I found the concept for her books … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Here’s your weekly five-word challenge! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word SNOWMAN in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word MISTLETOE. You sent in some great stories. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Chance Hotel by Nicki Thornton

Being an editor, I work on all sorts of writing – non-fiction, different fiction genres, as well as writing for different age groups. As a reader, I enjoy all sorts of books; I just love words. The Last Chance Hotel, … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Here’s your weekly five-word challenge! For this week’s challenge, I’m keeping a Christmas theme. Can you tell a story in five words, using the word MISTLETOE in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word SANTA. You … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

You’ve got plenty of time for this week’s market – the closing date for The Writers’ and Artists’ Short Story Competition is 13th February 2020. Stories are invited on any theme, up to 2000 words. The competition is free to … Continue reading

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