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Can You Tell A Story In…

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

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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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Bite Size Writing Tips

Got For It! Not sure about pitching an idea to an editor? Written a story, but scared to enter it into a competition? Want to send a reader’s letter out but uncertain the magazine will use it? We all have … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Here we go – it’s time for your weekly five-word challenge! For this week’s challenge, can you tell a story in five words, using the word Reward in it somewhere? Last week, your story needed to contain the word Camera. … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

We all do it – overuse words like ‘that’, ‘very’, ‘really’, ‘then’ etc. They’re not necessary. Use the ‘find’ facility in Word and you’ll be surprised at how many of these words you’re using in your writing. Then go back … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

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

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Do you enjoy writing for children? Ever thought about writing a picture book? Writing Magazine are holding a competition with a fantastic prize – a lunch consultation with top children’s fiction agent Julia Churchill, a year’s subscription to Writing Magazine … Continue reading

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