Category Archives: writing competitions

Shortlist Revealed…

Well, I can’t do much about the election result, but I can spread a little cheer among a few of you. A few weeks ago, I set my first mini-competition (a flash fiction story on the theme of The Discovery). … Continue reading

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Are You On The Shortlist?

When I set my first mini-competition (a flash fiction story on the theme of The Discovery), a month ago, I thought I’d just have a few entries, but they didn’t stop coming in from the minute the competition was underway, … Continue reading

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Last Call For Flash Fiction Entries!

This is a final reminder for my flash fiction competition. You have until Monday to get your entries in so there’s still time to create a masterpiece over the weekend. Here are the details for you: Prizes: 1st: £20 plus … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Competition

An enormous thank you to everyone who’s already entered my flash fiction competition. I’ve received entries from all around the world, including India, Canada, the US and Europe. All of them offer very different takes on the writing prompt of … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is for those of you who enjoy writing short stories in the speculative fiction genre, i.e. fantasy, science fiction, horror or anything in between. The Aeon Award short fiction contest has been running since 2004. And the prizes are certainly worth an entry. … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Competition

For those of you who missed last week’s Friday blog, here’s news of the first in a series of mini competitions I’m holding: Prizes: 1st: £20 plus a copy of my book of short stories, The Siege Two runners-up: A … Continue reading

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Writing Competition

As promised, here is the first in my new series of mini-writing competitions. Prizes: 1st: £20 plus a copy of my book of short stories, The Siege Two runners-up: A copy of my book of short stories All three stories … Continue reading

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Treasure Competition Results

Last week, the focus was on flash fiction and the results of my 100-word story competition. This week, it’s over to the longer story. For the latter, you were given the theme of ‘treasure’ and you could interpret that in … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Competition Results

As promised last week, I’m delighted to announce the results of my flash fiction competition. Please read the simply brilliant winning entries below and the judge’s comments following. An enormous thank you to all those who entered. You made it … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations – Competition Results…

…well, not quite. But I do have news. As I received so many entries, and it’s taking me a while to read through them all, I’m splitting the results into two. The results of the 100-word story competition will be … Continue reading

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