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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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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue Part Five

Here’s part five in my writing dialogue series. If you missed part one, click here. For part two, click here. For part three, you’ll find it here and for part four, here. Now for part five: If you’re using lots … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

It’s some time since I last had a guest writer on my blog, so I thought it was about time I rectified that! I have a couple of wonderful writers coming up in the next few weeks, but if you’d … 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 Jump in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word Teeth. You sent in some great stories. … 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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Bite Size Writing Tips: Dynamic Dialogue Part Four

Here’s part four in my writing dialogue series. If you missed part one, click here. For part two, click here. For part three, you’ll find it here. Now for part four: ‘He said’ or ‘she said’ are fine as dialogue … Continue reading

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Need Some Inspiration?

Stuck for something to write about? I often find a photo starts the creative juices flowing. Here’s one of an old ruined abbey. What happened there all those years ago? What about now? Could there be a ghost haunting the … Continue reading

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