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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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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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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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Another Dash Of Flash

Looking at the title of one of the books on my shelf, the following story came to mind: Escape I stop, tears streaming down my cheeks. Soft whispers caress me, building in sound slowly, the harshness of the words with … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Reader’s Digest 100-word short story competition is back! With a first prize of £1000, it’s a competition that’s certainly worth an entry. What’s more, it’s free to enter. There are three categories – one adult category and two for … Continue reading

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Another Dash Of Flash

Continuing my run of flash fiction, here’s another bite size story: The Return He came for me yesterday. I hadn’t been expecting anyone on such a viscous night. I had just stoked the fire when the knocker thudded, once, twice, … 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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