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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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Markets For Writers

Fancy writing a drama script? Then take a look at the BBC Writersroom website. They are opening up a window for TV, stage, film, radio and film scripts. The window opens on Monday 9th December 2019 and will close on … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Changing Columns Being a columnist in a national newspaper or well-known magazine and dazzling readers with your knowledge and wit is many writers’ dream. However, take a look through the papers and magazines and you’ll see that many of them … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Fish Short Story Prize is accepting entries for short stories of up to 5000 words. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: €3,000 plus a five-day Short Story Workshop at the West Cork Literary Festival 2nd: A … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Halloween is around the corner! Have you had a ghostly encounter? Perhaps a chilling prediction has come true, or maybe a spooky dream you’ve had won’t go away. These are the type of stories Take A Break’s Fate and Fortune … Continue reading

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