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Do you enjoy writing dialogue? Then give the Writing Magazine dialogue-only competition a go. Here is some more information for you: 1st prize: £200 and publication in Writing Magazine 2nd prize: £50 and publication in Competition Showcase Entry Fees: £6, … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

The End… Are you struggling to bring your story to a close? Make sure you don’t over-explain your ending e.g. in a crime story, when you reveal who killed the victim, don’t feel as if you have to explain exactly … Continue reading

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The Writers Bureau Short Story Competition 2019 is now open for entries. Details are as follows: Prizes: 1st: £300 2nd: £200 3rd: £100 4th: £50 Plus all winners receive a Writers Bureau course of their choice (worth over £374). Entry … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Fiction Desk is getting its latest anthology ready for publication, but they still have a few slots for stories left. The deadline is 31st January 2019. To find out exactly what they’re looking for and to submit your story, … Continue reading

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A Lighter Look At Life

Watching Bem peered through the window, his eyes wide at the goings on inside. ‘Can you believe what they’re doing?’ Arun joined him, her cold and clammy skin touching his. She smiled at him. ‘Nothing could surprise me,’ she said, … Continue reading

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A Lighter Look At Life

Choices Fay couldn’t stop the terrible thoughts trampling through her head. She battled for calm. Think! Think! she shouted to her tormented mind. This was a matter of life or death. Well, almost. At the very least, it would change … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Writing Magazine are holding their annual Open Short Story Competition. So the choice of subject to write about is yours! Here are some more details: Prizes: 1st: £200, plus publication in the magazine 2nd: £50, plus publication on the website … Continue reading

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