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Markets For Writers

Writing Magazine are holding their 500-word flash fiction competition. There’s no theme, so you can choose your subject, but you don’t have long – the closing date is 15th November 2019. Visit the competition page for the rules and to … Continue reading

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Winning Ways

Have you entered a writing competition recently and not come anywhere? You’re not alone. I remember that sinking feeling, when I clicked on a link to the shortlisted entries and my name wasn’t among those on the list. But I … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Big Issue Crime Writing Competition is certainly worth an entry. Why? Well, with a prize of a two-book publishing contract under the Avon Books UK imprint by HarperCollins, why wouldn’t you want to enter?! They’re looking for a 100-word … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to write a story, limerick or poem on the subject of: The Pub Last week’s theme was Diets. Here are some of the entertaining pieces you sent in: Keith Channing always sends a clever limerick: “You … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to write a story, limerick or poem on the subject of: Diets As I was away, the previous challenge was extended. The theme was Shopping. Here are some of the super pieces you sent in: Keith … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to write a story, limerick or poem on the subject of: Holidays Last week’s challenge was to write about sunshine. You sent in some excellent pieces. Here are a few: Keith Channing‘s limerick is hilarious – … Continue reading

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The Results Are In!

When I sent out an appeal for ideas for the theme of my next mini competition, little did I know that I’d have hundreds of responses. You certainly made my job of picking a winning theme difficult. So I then … Continue reading

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