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Bite Size Writing Tips

Keep it Short and Sweet Whether you’re writing an article, short story, or novel, think about your opening paragraph very carefully in terms of length. Often, as writers, we’re keen to get going and ideas are flowing, so we don’t … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot

Welcome to my Guest Writer Spot. This week’s Guest Writer is Jo Elizabeth Pinto. She’s written a super short story. Before you read it, you might like to know a little bit about her: J. E. Pinto was born in … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to write a story, limerick or poem on the subject of: Favourite childhood memories Last week’s theme was favourite indulgences. Here are a few of yours: Keith Channing A king who’d committed transgressions Found indulgences sealed … Continue reading

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Bite Size Writing Tips

Alone and Aloud As writers, it’s so easy to become immersed in our work. Often we know our own stories  so well, which means that when we read our writing to check for errors, we miss spelling mistakes, a word … Continue reading

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Readers’ Letters – Why You Should Write One

Did you know that you can earn around £200 pounds a month from writing readers’ letters? They’re a form of writing that’s often dismissed, but they shouldn’t be ignored – whether you’re new to the writing scene or a seasoned … Continue reading

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Markets For Writers

This week’s market is for writers who like to craft a longer story. The Fish Short Story Prize has a word limit of 5000 words. Here are some more details for you: Prizes: 1st: €3,000 plus a 5-day short story … Continue reading

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I Challenge You To…

This week’s challenge is to write a story, limerick or poem on the subject of: Favourite books Last week’s theme was favourite foods. You sent in some super pieces. Some are here, while you’ll find others by following the links: … Continue reading

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