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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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Markets For Writers

Writing Magazine usually have themed competitions, but the first one of 2018 sees an open competition. Apart from the lack of a theme, all the usual rules apply: Word Count: Between 1500-1700 words Prizes: 1st: £200 plus publication in the … Continue reading

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The A-Z Of Writing Ideas – A Is For…

Here’s part one of my new writing series. Each week, I’ll be bringing you an idea – whether it’s a magazine to write for, a theme for a short story, the opening line of a poem… This week, my idea … Continue reading

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A Teeny Tiny Dash Of Flash

As many of you know, one of my passions is flash fiction. But flash fiction comes in all sorts of sizes, whether it’s 500-words, or even 55-words… DEAD He was dead. Tears poured down her cheeks. How could he leave … 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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Writing Workshop…Top Tips

Now for the final installment in my writing workshop series. I’ve covered the short story ending as well as the opening.  I’ve guided you through dialogue and focused on the importance of taking time to do things properly. I’ve also … 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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