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Markets For Writers

Those who follow my Markets For Writers weekly blog post will know that I regularly feature Writing Magazine competitions. They have several currently inviting entries, but it’s also worth taking a look at their website. They’re offering writers all sorts … 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

Like a good secret? Well, why not enter The Writers’ Cafe Magazine’s short story and poetry competition? If you’re interested, send your stories (up to 1000 words) and poetry (up to 5 poems per submission) on the theme, “Secrets”, with … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Want to pay tribute to heroes and help raise money for the NHS through your writing? You can with Writing Magazine’s latest competition. Here’s more: ‘We’re asking you to write up to 500 words, fiction or non-fiction, or a poem, … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

I hope you’re having a great week. How about trying a new challenge? Last week I wanted something HOT from you. This week, I’m looking for a CRIME. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Bath Flash Fiction Award is open for entries, with a closing date of 16th February 2020. Here are some details for you: Prizes: 1st: £1000 2nd: £300 3rd: £100 Two commendations receive £30 each. Entry fee: £9 for one … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Family Photos – more than just a memento Photos of loved ones, including the beloved family pet, can often be found on our mantelpieces, windowsills or walls. The women’s weeklies all publish photos of babies, pets, special anniversaries and parties. … Continue reading

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New Book Coming…

Having been a writer, tutor and editor for some years now, I thought it was about time I wrote a non-fiction book and shared some of the writing lessons I’ve learned. I love helping writers achieve their dreams in the … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Here’s your weekly five-word challenge! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word PANTOMIME in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word SNOWMAN. You sent in some funny stories. … Continue reading

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An Interview With Eva Jordan

This week, I’d like to welcome Eva Jordan as my interviewee. I met Eva at the Deepings Literary Festival at their wonderful Read Dating event. Eva was a joy to talk to and I found the concept for her books … Continue reading

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