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Have any of you been to Swanwick Writers’ Summer School? No? Perhaps you’ve heard about it. If not, it’s known to ‘writers the world over‘ and ‘is legendary for the warmth of its welcome. ​If you love writing then Swanwick offers … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hood Academy @ShelleyWilson72

I met the wonderful Shelley Wilson at The Bloggers Bash in London some years ago. She’s a writing mentor as well as the author of several self-help books and YA fiction. I recently read her YA novel, Hood Academy, described … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Day In December by Josie Silver

I actually bought ‘One Day in December’ in December 2018 after hearing it was the book of the moment. I had good intentions – I was going to read it. Then, as always, life gets in the way and it … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Do you enjoy writing dialogue? Then why not write a story that’s dialogue-only? This is the requirement for one of Writing Magazine‘s latest competitions. ‘No attribution, no description – just tell us what was said. You’ll need to use all … Continue reading

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An Interview With Eva Jordan

This week, I’d like to welcome Eva Jordan as my interviewee. I met Eva at the Deepings Literary Festival at their wonderful Read Dating event. Eva was a joy to talk to and I found the concept for her books … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

You’ve got plenty of time for this week’s market – the closing date for The Writers’ and Artists’ Short Story Competition is 13th February 2020. Stories are invited on any theme, up to 2000 words. The competition is free to … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Iron Press is looking for short stories for a new anthology, titled Aliens. Here are some details for you: ‘This is not a competition. There is no fee and no prizes. Authors included will receive two free copies. Extra copies … Continue reading

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