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Markets For Writers

Writing Magazine usually have themed competitions, but the first one of 2018 sees an open competition. Apart from the lack of a theme, all the usual rules apply: Word Count: Between 1500-1700 words Prizes: 1st: £200 plus publication in the … 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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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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Guest Writer Spot

Attention writers! I’m looking for YOU! 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 – in fact, anything and everything. All you have to do … 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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Markets For Writers

The London Magazine is holding a short story competition for stories of up to 2500 words. Here are the all important details for you: Entry fee: £10 per short story (this may seem steep, but you can send in as many … Continue reading

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