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Who doesn’t love a twist-in-the-tale? If crafting a clever twist at the end of a story is your thing, then get creating! Writing Magazine are holding a Twist Short Story Competition. The closing date is 15th December 2018. Here is … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

Welcome to my Guest Writer Spot. This week’s Guest Writer is Jo Elizabeth Pinto. She’s written a super short story. Before you read it, you might like to know a little bit about her: J. E. Pinto was born in … Continue reading

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We’re getting closer to Halloween so why not pen a Halloween themed story? Writing Magazine are holding a Halloween Short Story Competition. The word limit is 500 words and if you’re the winner, you can choose your prize – either … Continue reading

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The Fiction Desk is accepting general short story submissions. They say that now is a prticularly good time to submit a story as they’re currently looking for stories for their latest anthology. Here’s some more information from them: ‘We’re always … Continue reading

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Wonderful Words

I’ve covered many different ways of generating ideas for your writing over the last few weeks. Here is another idea for you: Pick up a book and open it up at a random page. What’s the first word you see? … Continue reading

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We all like a good old love story, don’t we? So if you’re feeling in the romantic mood, try writing a story for Writing Magazine‘s annual Love Story Competition. You have until 15th September to enter. Here are some more details … Continue reading

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Writing Magazine short story competitions are a regular feature in my weekly post. They have a sister magazine, Writers’ News, which is for subscribers to Writing Magazine. They also run a separate competition. The August issue has an interesting theme … Continue reading

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