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Markets For Writers

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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Laughing Along With Another Limerick

When I first asked you to write a limerick as a bit of fun to cheer everyone up, little did I realise what I was starting. It seems you’ve relished them and would like to make this a regular thing … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

Well, it’s certainly been a surreal week. I hope you’re all safe and well. Last week I wanted you to SMILE. This week, I’m taking a GUESS. So can you tell a story in five words, using the word GUESS … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

The Oldie invites articles on any subject between 600 and 1300 words. The editor, Harry Mount has the following to say about it: ‘The idea for the Oldie was cooked up 25 years ago by its founding editor, Richard Ingrams, … Continue reading

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Laughing Along With A Limerick

On Friday, for a bit of fun to cheer us up, I invited you to write an amusing limerick and you did just that. They all made me smile. I hope they make your Monday morning that little bit brighter. … Continue reading

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Fun Friday

When the news is full of fearful and frenzied happenings, it’s not easy to stay grounded, or even to raise a smile. So I thought it was time for a limerick. I’d love to see what you can come up … Continue reading

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Can You Tell A Story In…

It’s time for a new challenge. Last week I wanted your BIRTHDAY thoughts. This week, because there’s been a lot of unhappiness and uncertainty around the world, I’m looking to make you SMILE. So can you tell a story in … Continue reading

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