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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

Fiction Factory are holding a flash fiction competition. There isn’t a theme but no children’s or YA fiction will be accepted. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: £150 2nd: £50 3rd: £25 Entry fee: £6 Word limit: … Continue reading

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As promised, here are the details for The Writers Bureau Flash Fiction Competition. If you missed my blog last week, here are some Flash Fiction tips. Prizes: 1st: £300 2nd: £200 3rd: £100 All winners will receive a Writers Bureau … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

If you’re looking for a writing competition which is FREE to enter and which has a great first prize, then the annual ‘Writers’ and Artists’ Yearbook Short Story Competition’ is for you. This year, there’s no set theme so get … Continue reading

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I Still Need You!

Competition Time! Two weeks ago, I set a mini-competition within a mini-competition! Lots of you took part in my recent flash fiction competition where I set the theme of ‘The Discovery’.  The results can be read here, if you missed them. … Continue reading

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I Need You – Again!

Competition Time! Last week I set a mini-competition within a mini-competition! Lots of you took part in my recent flash fiction competition where I set the theme of ‘The Discovery’.  The results can be read here, if you missed them. So … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

As usual, the weekend went by in a flash and Monday has whizzed round far too quickly. To get your mind working, why not have a go at one of my two short story competitions (with prizes!) One of them … Continue reading

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Monday Motivations

I had a wonderful weekend away but, as always, it flew by too quickly and it’s now back to work. If you’re like me and feeling that sluggish Monday-mind-syndrome, why not get it working by  entering one of my two … Continue reading

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My market for you this week gives writers scope for writing a longer story. The Exeter Story Prize accepts entries up to 10,000 words. There’s no set theme. Here are the other details for you: Prizes: 1st: £500 + trophy … Continue reading

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Brentwood Writers’ Circle is holding a flash fiction story to celebrate its 75th anniversary. They’re looking for stories of exactly 75 words. Here’s the all important information for you: Prizes: 1st prize: £40 2nd prize: £20 3rd prize: £15 Plus … Continue reading

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