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Markets For Writers

The London Magazine is holding a short story competition for stories of up to 2500 words. Here are the all important details for you: Entry fee: £10 per short story (this may seem steep, but you can send in as many … Continue reading

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A Little Piece Of Flash…

One of my short story tips is to take a single word and then to create a story around it. In the book I’ve been reading the word ‘envy’ stood out. It set my mind working on a story…   … Continue reading

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Writing Workshop…Top Tips

Now for the sixth instalment 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. Last week, … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

As many of you know, I have a passion for flash fiction so, when I saw the advert for this writing competition, I knew I had to share it with you: Competition: The Writers Bureau Flash Fiction Competition Word count: … Continue reading

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Love…And Hate…

And here’s another piece of flash fiction for you: Destruction I touch his face, my fingers caressing his lips, catching on a ragged ridge of chapped skin. I press my own to them, tasting the tang of tears as they … Continue reading

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Tommy’s Tale

I’m slowly getting my writing mojo back, with a penchant for flash fiction at the moment: Tommy Coats: pink, blue, yellow, green and others every colour of the rainbow covered the pegs. All except one. Tommy Brown, outlined in bold … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Enjoy writing romance? Then this week’s market may be just what you’re looking for. Writing Magazine are holding their annual Love Story Competition. Here are the details: Word count: Between 1500-1700 words Prizes: 1st:   £200 plus publication in the magazine … Continue reading

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