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Markets For Writers

The Fiction Desk is holding a special short story competition: “We’re always working to discover new authors and new stories to publish alongside our regular contributors. The Newcomer Prize is part of this: it’s a short story competition only open … Continue reading

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The A-Z Of Writing Ideas – D Is For…

Happy New Year! I know lots of you have been back blogging for a while, but I took a little bit of a break over the festive period. I hope you all had a wonderful time with friends and family … Continue reading

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Writing Workshop…Top Tips

Now for the ninth 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. I’ve also … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

If you’re like me and feeling that sluggish Monday-mind-syndrome, why not get it working by  entering one of my two short story competitions (with prizes!)? One of them is for a short story of up to 1000 words on the … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

I hope you’ve all had a restful Easter break and that the Easter bunny was good to you. Now, if you’re feeling a little sluggish after indulging in too much chocolate and/or hot cross buns, why not get your mind … Continue reading

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My Weekly Writing Challenge

It’s Friday tomorrow and the start of Easter weekend. I wish you all a very happy Easter. Before you indulge in far too many chocolate eggs, here’s my new challenge for you: Option one: Write a limerick with the word … Continue reading

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My Weekly Writing Challenge

It’s Friday tomorrow so you’ve nearly made it to the weekend 🙂 I hope your week’s been a good one. Here’s my new challenge for you: Option one: Write a limerick with the word CODSWALLOP in it somewhere Option two: … Continue reading

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