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And The Winner Is…

Thank you to everyone who entered my short story competition. I had some super entries, from a touching one about a mum, to a gripping one about the current pandemic. Then, there were humorous ones that made me laugh out … Continue reading

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Last Chance To Send Your Stories In

A couple of weeks ago, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. There’s still time to enter. Here are the … Continue reading

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I Still Want Your Stories!

Last week, I announced the launch of a new short story competition to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the release of my first book of short stories, The Siege. There’s still time to enter. Here are the details for you: … Continue reading

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Those who follow my Markets For Writers weekly blog post will know that I regularly feature Writing Magazine competitions. They have several currently inviting entries, but it’s also worth taking a look at their website. They’re offering writers all sorts … Continue reading

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The Derby Book Festival is inviting entries on the theme of ‘Home’ for their flash fiction competition. The word limit is 50 and the closing date is 2nd June 2020 so you just have time to enter! There are three … Continue reading

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My Latest Book – Launch Date Coming Soon…

Next week I’ll be announcing the launch date for my latest book, Publication Guaranteed (well, almost!). Here’s an extract from the beginning of the chapter on writing competitions: Is it a dream of yours to win a writing competition? To … Continue reading

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Like a good secret? Well, why not enter The Writers’ Cafe Magazine’s short story and poetry competition? If you’re interested, send your stories (up to 1000 words) and poetry (up to 5 poems per submission) on the theme, “Secrets”, with … Continue reading

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Want to pay tribute to heroes and help raise money for the NHS through your writing? You can with Writing Magazine’s latest competition. Here’s more: ‘We’re asking you to write up to 500 words, fiction or non-fiction, or a poem, … Continue reading

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Writing Magazine have some super competitions and they have a non-fiction competition coming up. Here’s more about it: ‘Explore the real world in our creative non-fiction competition, whether that means a personal memoir, a pen portrait, an atmospheric research piece, … Continue reading

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Looking for a short story competition? Then why not enter the Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition? You have up to 2500 words in which to create your masterpiece. Here’s what they have to say: ‘The catch: We provide your opening … Continue reading

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