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The Fish Publishing Flash Fiction Prize is open for entries. Here is some information for you: Word Limit: 300 Closing date: 28th February 2019 Entry Fee: €14 (€8 subsequent entries) Prizes: The ten winning stories will be published in the  FISH … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Do you enjoy writing dialogue? Then give the Writing Magazine dialogue-only competition a go. Here is some more information for you: 1st prize: £200 and publication in Writing Magazine 2nd prize: £50 and publication in Competition Showcase Entry Fees: £6, … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

The End… Are you struggling to bring your story to a close? Make sure you don’t over-explain your ending e.g. in a crime story, when you reveal who killed the victim, don’t feel as if you have to explain exactly … Continue reading

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The Writers Bureau Short Story Competition 2019 is now open for entries. Details are as follows: Prizes: 1st: £300 2nd: £200 3rd: £100 4th: £50 Plus all winners receive a Writers Bureau course of their choice (worth over £374). Entry … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

My new challenge for your this week is to write a limerick, poem or short story on the subject of: Favourite films Last week’s challenge was Famous People. Here are some of your fabulous pieces: Kristian: When it comes to … Continue reading

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The Fiction Desk is getting its latest anthology ready for publication, but they still have a few slots for stories left. The deadline is 31st January 2019. To find out exactly what they’re looking for and to submit your story, … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

How’s your New Year going? I hope it’s going well so far. Last week’s challenge was all about New Year Resolutions. This week’s challenge is: Famous People Please send me your limericks, poems and stories – about anyone who’s famous. … Continue reading

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