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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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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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Darling Clarissa…

I’ve had a few ups and downs lately, like many of us do, and it’s meant I haven’t had much time for writing. But gradually, I’ve started again. And it’s felt good. This piece is short and sweet but, as … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is for the flash fiction fans. The Fiction Desk is running a flash fiction competition, which invites entries of between 250 – 1000 words. The deadline is midnight UK time on Friday, 29th September. There is a … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

I know a lot of you enjoy writing flash fiction so here’s a market for you. Reader’s Digest are holding their annual 100-word competition. Stories have to be exactly 100 words in length. The title isn’t included in the word … Continue reading

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