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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is for the non-fiction writers. The Ouen Press Short Story Competition is calling for true travel tales. Here are the details for you: Prizes: 1st Prize: £300 Runners-up x 2: £100 Highly commended entries will be recognised … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market will suit those of you who like a writing prompt. Scribble magazine is currently accepting entries for its annual short story competition. Your theme is FEAR. Prizes: 1st: £100 2nd: £50 3rd: £25 The winning entry will … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

Struggling for something to write about? Why not take the name of a film and use it as the impetus for a story, poem, or article? You don’t even have to know anything about the original film; take the title … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

For those of you who like a theme, this week’s short story competition may be just the one for you. Arkbound Short Story Competition is calling for entries on the theme of INSPIRATION. Here are some more details for you: … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations – Competition Results…

…well, not quite. But I do have news. As I received so many entries, and it’s taking me a while to read through them all, I’m splitting the results into two. The results of the 100-word story competition will be … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

My market for you this week is one for the poets. The Ledbury Poetry Festival Poetry Competition is inviting poems of up to 40 lines. There are some fantastic prizes in various categories. The top prize in the adult category … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

As usual, the weekend went by in a flash and we find ourselves staring Monday in the face again. To get your mind working, why not have a go at one of my two short story competitions (with prizes!) One … Continue reading

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