Tag Archives: short stories

Markets For Writers

Crystal Magazine: If you’re a new writer and aren’t sure about sending your stories out, then why not try the small press? Crystal Magazine is a small press publication aimed at new and established writers. The editor, Christine Carr, is … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

I’d like to welcome Murray Clarke back to my Guest Writer Spot. He’s had stories featured on this page a number of times and always knows how to tell a very entertaining story. Sit back, relax and enjoy! FEAR OF … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Choosing a setting for your story: The setting in a fiction story can help to shape the mood of the story. A story set in an abandoned warehouse immediately evokes a sense of eeriness and isolation, of neglect and dreariness. … Continue reading

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It’s A Bargain!

A huge thank you to those of you who have read my current book of short stories – A Walk in the Woods. The paperback will be coming out soon – I promise! Some of you may not know that … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

I’d like to welcome Marian Wood to my Guest Writer Spot. I met Marian at the recent Annual Bloggers Bash in London. We both thoroughly enjoyed the day and came away feeling very inspired about our writing. Marian is sharing … Continue reading

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Winning Ways

Have you entered a writing competition recently and not come anywhere? You’re not alone. I remember that sinking feeling, when I clicked on a link to the shortlisted entries and my name wasn’t among those on the list. But I … Continue reading

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How Do You Choose Your Book Cover?

As many of you know, my book of short stories, A Walk In The Woods, recently came out. I loved working with my illustrator and watching my ideas for the cover slowly take shape. I wanted the cover to reflect … Continue reading

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