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Writing Workshop…Top Tips

Normal business on my blog will be resumed shortly but, in the meantime, I thought I’d take the opportunity to start a new series. Here’s the first in a series of writing workshops: Top Tips… For Creating A Cracking Short … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Enjoy writing a story with chills and thrills? Then this week’s market is for you. ‘Writing Magazine‘ are running a ‘Paranormal Short Story Competition‘. All you need to do is give the judge a little scare in 1500-1700 words. The … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is the wonderful Writers Bureau Annual Short Story Competition. You have until 31st March 2017 to get your story in. Here are the all important details for you: Prizes: 1st:    £300 2nd:  £200 3rd:   £100 4th:   £50 … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

Doesn’t Monday come round quickly?! Here’s a new writing challenge for you: Write a story or poem on any of the following themes: Misery Sleep Gold Last week’s themes were as follows: Disaster Love Silence Here are your stories and … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

It’s Friday and time for my Guest Writer Spot, which gives writers the opportunity for their  work to be seen and read by others. I accept stories, poems, articles – in fact, anything and everything. All you have to do … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

This week’s it’s my pleasure to welcome a very talented writer to my guest spot. Alyson Faye has written a beautifully atmospheric story. First, she shares a bit about herself: Originally I trained as a teacher/tutor who wrote children’s books/poetry … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

It’s Friday and I’m pleased to say my Guest Writer Spot is back. If you’d like to see your work here,  I accept stories, poems, articles – in fact, anything and everything. All you have to do is make sure … Continue reading

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