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Markets For Writers

This week’s market was brought to my attention by the wonderful Sacha Black. Thank you, Sacha! The Creative Competitor is holding a flash fiction competition for stories of up to 700 words. Here are the all important details: Theme: No … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

For those of you who like flash fiction, here’s a great competition for you. The Writers Bureau is looking for stories of up to 500 words for its opened themed competition. Here are the other important details: Prizes: 1st: £300 … Continue reading

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I Need You!

As many of you will know, I have run some short story competitions in the past. The last two were flash fiction competitions of 250 words, with an open theme. I’m thinking of running another, but I’d like your input. … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

If you enjoy writing short stories which bring out goose bumps on your readers’ arms, then The Fiction Desk’s Ghost Story Competition might be for you. They’re looking for stories of between 1000-7000 words. The entry fee is a little steep … Continue reading

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And the Winner of the Flash Fiction Competition is…

  …going to be announced a week today on 30th November 2015!  

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Calling All Writers!

It’s your last opportunity to enter my flash fiction competition. Here are the details: Prizes: 1st £50, 2nd £25, 3rd £10 Entry fee: £2 per story Word Limit: Stories of up to 250 words are invited on any theme. Payment … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Flash Fiction Competition My market for you this week is a final reminder for my flash fiction competition. The closing date is this Sunday, the 15th November. Here’s a quick reminder of the details: Prizes: 1st £50, 2nd £25, 3rd … Continue reading

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My Weekly Writing Challenge

There are two choices for you for this week’s challenge: you can either write a ten-word story using six words from the list given, or you can write a dark themed story/poem from the second list: Option one: Choose five … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market comes courtesy of the wonderful Sacha Black. She’s spotted an excellent competition that’s a must enter. It’s the ‘Stephen King – The Bazaar of Bad Dreams competition’. The competition is calling for entries for a fiction story … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is The Flash 500 Novel Opening Chapter and Synopsis Competition. It’s a fantatsic opportunity to have your work looked at by  editors from independent genre publishers Crooked Cat. They’re looking for the opening chapter of your novel, … Continue reading

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