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And The Winner Is…

Thank you to everyone who entered my short story competition. I had some super entries, from a touching one about a mum, to a gripping one about the current pandemic. Then, there were humorous ones that made me laugh out … Continue reading

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Closing Date Today!

A few weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. The closing date is today, so if you’ve written … Continue reading

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Last Chance To Send Your Stories In

A couple of weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. There’s still time to enter. Here are the … Continue reading

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The Derby Book Festival is inviting entries on the theme of ‘Home’ for their flash fiction competition. The word limit is 50 and the closing date is 2nd June 2020 so you just have time to enter! There are three … Continue reading

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I was very surprised to spot a magazine solely devoted to short stories, flash fiction and poetry when I stopped off at the services recently. Popshot is quarterly magazine full of entertaining writing. If you fancy a read, you can … Continue reading

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If you win the SmokeLong Quarterly’s flash fiction competition you’ll be $2000 better off! There’s also prize money for other finalists. Prizes: 1st: $2000 + automatic nomination for The Best Small Fictions, the Pushcart Prize, and Best of the Net, … Continue reading

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I don’t know about you, but I love penning a 100-word story. The National Association of Writers and Groups (NAWG) are holding a 100X100 flash fiction competition for stories of exactly 100-words. Here are some details for you: Prize: £100 … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

Well, you certainly didn’t make it easy for me! Your stories had me laughing one minute, my jaw hanging open the next, followed by tears welling in my eyes. I found it so, so hard to choose a winning story. … Continue reading

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My market for you this week is to write a story for the National Flash Fiction Day anthology. This year’s theme is FAMILY. Entries of up to 500 words are accepted. ‘We invite any and all interpretations of FAMILY, and … Continue reading

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The Bath Flash Fiction Award is open for entries, with a closing date of 16th February 2020. Here are some details for you: Prizes: 1st: £1000 2nd: £300 3rd: £100 Two commendations receive £30 each. Entry fee: £9 for one … Continue reading

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