Tag Archives: short stories

Thank You!

I must give an enormous thank you to all of you who entered my competition to win a copy of my latest book, A Walk in the Woods. I’ve been overwhelmed with the amount of entries and the fantastic stories … Continue reading

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There's Still Time To Enter!

Last week, I announced a short story competition to celebrate the paperback launch of my book, A Walk in the Woods. If you haven’t entered yet, don’t worry; you have until the 14th February. The competition is to write a … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

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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Win A Book!

To celebrate the paperback launch of A Walk in the Woods, I’m holding a short story competition. A copy of my book will go to the winning entry and the story will also be published on my blog. If you’ve … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Writers Bureau Short Story Competition is open for entries. Prizes: 1st: £300 2nd: 200 3rd: £100 4th: £50 All winners will also receive a Writers Bureau Course of their choice, worth over £374 Entry fee: £5 per story. Members … Continue reading

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An Interview With Martin Strike – The Newbury Short Story Teller

I’m delighted to welcome fellow Newburian, Martin Strike, better known as The Newbury Short Story Teller as my interviewee this week. I first met Martin when he wrote a delightful tale about the cat he and his wife had just … Continue reading

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A Walk In The Woods – Extract

For those of you who missed my blog from Saturday – I’m pleased to announce that the paperback version of A Walk in the Woods is finally out. Here’s an extract from one of the short stories: Home Six o’ … Continue reading

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