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Markets For Writers

Fancy trying something a bit different? Then why not enter the Weird Christmas Flash Fiction Contest? The closing date is 2nd November 2019. ‘It should be weird or strange or odd. It can be “Haha!” weird or “Oh, Jesus, no!” … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

1000 Word Challenge This is a themed competition for stories up to 1000 words. The current theme is Strangers. The closing date is 30th November 2019. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: £150 2nd: £75 3rd: £50 … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Entering a writing competition? Here are a few tips to ensure your entry is on the shortlist: A judge wants to read something unexpected, exciting and compelling so think outside the box. Make sure your story isn’t over the word … Continue reading

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Fly on the Wall Press is looking for submissions of collections of poetry, as well as collections of flash fiction/short stories and individual short stories. The closing date is 15th November 2019. What are they looking for? Writers who have … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

US paper, ‘The Saturday Evening Post’, is calling for your best limerick about an image featured in the paper. To see the said image, click on the following link: Wanna join in the fun? Submit your limerick! Entries are accepted … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

Cinnamon Press: This independent publisher publishes poetry, fiction and also selective non-fiction. It’s a small company run by a family team. Cinnamon is proudly different. We don’t do social media; it’s neither innovative nor supportive of independent thought. Instead we … 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 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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