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My Grandad – Master Of Coppit And Boxes

Just before my grandad died, he said to me, “Don’t ever grow up. I never have.” He was 93 years old and I was 36.  Everyone thinks their grandad is special and mine certainly was. Father to six and grandfather … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Fish Publishing are holding their annual flash fiction competition. Here are the details for you: Word Limit: 300 words Closing date: 28th Feb 2018 Entry Fees: €14 (€8 subsequent entries) Prizes: 1st prize: €1,000 2nd prize: Online writing course with … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

This week, I’d like to welcome Alethea Kehas, with a strong piece of writing, as my Guest Writer. Exploring the Body’s Memories: An Exercise in Constriction By Alethea Kehas   When we begin to let go of the grasp of … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

Thank you to everyone who has been sending in their wonderful work for my Guest Writer Spot. This week, my talented student, Danielle Dinally is featured, with some of her poems. OX-TAIL A river valley, no gaps in between, oxen, … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Atlantis Short Story Competition is an international one with short stories accepted from all around the world. Entries between 300 and 2500 words are accepted. There is a regular closing date of February 25th 2018. 10% discount for early … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

Every week, on a Friday, I invite a writer to appear in my Guest Writer Spot. If you’d like your writing to appear on this page, please contact me here or by e-mail: esthernewtoneditor@outlook.com. I accept stories, poems, articles – … Continue reading

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The 59th Nanny

Instead of a dash of flash this week, I’ve written a story for young children, inspired by some cows I saw wandering across the common near where I live… The 59th Nanny Lilly was a lovely cow. In fact, she … Continue reading

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