Tag Archives: short stories

Guest Blog Post

Last week, I announced the results of my short story competition. To read the wonderful winning story, please click here. It got me thinking about my guest blog post slot I used to have a while ago, featuring stories and … Continue reading

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Book Review – Preposterous Tales From The Newbury Short Story Teller

I first became aware of The Newbury Short Story teller, aka Martin Strike, while I was editing my local Cats Protection magazine. His lovely wife wrote a piece about the cat they’d recently adopted from the charity. Martin emailed me … Continue reading

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Closing Date Today!

A few weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. The closing date is today, so if you’ve written … Continue reading

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Last Chance To Send Your Stories In

A couple of weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. There’s still time to enter. Here are the … Continue reading

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I Still Want Your Stories!

Last week, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. There’s still time to enter. Here are the details for you: … Continue reading

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I Want Your Stories!

A few months ago, I ran a writing competition to win a copy of my latest book of short stories, A Walk in the Woods. I had some super entries and so, as it’s coming up to the sixth anniversary … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Lots of writers aspire to write fiction for DC Thomson & Co’s The People’s Friend magazine. But did you know DC Thomson & Co also publish The Weekly News, a newpaper that features short stories in each issue? As you’ll … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

I was very surprised to spot a magazine solely devoted to short stories, flash fiction and poetry when I stopped off at the services recently. Popshot is quarterly magazine full of entertaining writing. If you fancy a read, you can … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is…

Well, you certainly didn’t make it easy for me! Your stories had me laughing one minute, my jaw hanging open the next, followed by tears welling in my eyes. I found it so, so hard to choose a winning story. … Continue reading

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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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