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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s five-word challenge time again! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word Mirror in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word Email. You sent in some creative stories. … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Think outside the box Whether you’re entering a themed or open-themed writing competition, don’t write about the first thing that comes to mind. Jot down several ideas. The first few will probably be themes a lot of entrants will write … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s five-word challenge time again! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word Switch in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word Sulk. You sent in some interesting and … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Grindstone Literary Company have lots of writing competitions to enter, from short story writing, to poetry, to novels. Here’s what they have to say about themselves: ‘Grindstone is more than just a competitions website – we’re a writing community. We … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

I know a lot of you like to write stories, which have a dark thread to them. If you’re nodding your head, and agree, you might like to enter Writing Magazine‘s Dark Tales Competition. Here are some details for you: … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Have you got a passion for poetry? Then you might like to take a look at The Writers Bureau‘s annual poetry competition. The closing date is 31st July 2019 and the first prize is £300. Their competition page is certainly … Continue reading

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Winning Ways

Have you entered a writing competition recently and not come anywhere? You’re not alone. I remember that sinking feeling, when I clicked on a link to the shortlisted entries and my name wasn’t among those on the list. But I … Continue reading

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