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Markets For Writers

The Atlantis Short Story Competition is an international one with short stories accepted from all around the world. Entries between 300 and 2500 words are accepted. There is a regular closing date of February 25th 2018. 10% discount for early … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Fancy writing a science fiction or fantasty story? Then Writing Magazine‘s latest short story competition is just for you! Here are the details: Word Count: Between 1500 – 1700 words Prizes: 1st: £200 plus publication in the magazine 2nd: £50 … Continue reading

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Writing Workshop…Top Tips

Now for the fifth instalment in my writing workshop series. I’ve covered the short story ending as well as the opening.  I’ve guided you through dialogue and focused on the importance of taking time to do things properly. This week, … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Enjoy writing a story with chills and thrills? Then this week’s market is for you. ‘Writing Magazine‘ are running a ‘Paranormal Short Story Competition‘. All you need to do is give the judge a little scare in 1500-1700 words. The … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

I know a lot of you enjoy writing flash fiction so here’s a market for you. Reader’s Digest are holding their annual 100-word competition. Stories have to be exactly 100 words in length. The title isn’t included in the word … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is the wonderful Writers Bureau Annual Short Story Competition. You have until 31st March 2017 to get your story in. Here are the all important details for you: Prizes: 1st:    £300 2nd:  £200 3rd:   £100 4th:   £50 … Continue reading

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The Results Are In!

When I sent out an appeal for ideas for the theme of my next mini competition, little did I know that I’d have hundreds of responses. You certainly made my job of picking a winning theme difficult. So I then … Continue reading

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