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Writing Competitions – How To Win

At the end of our second short story competition, I put together these guidelines based on comments from our readers and administrators about what makes them want to recommend – or throw out – a competition entry. Some of these … Continue reading

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The Long And The Short Of The Short Story

Congratulations! You’ve plucked up the courage to enter a short story competition. You’ve had a go at a few short stories in the past and you’ve been wanting to tackle a novel for ages, but the idea was way too … Continue reading

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Title Your Short Story Right

No matter how fantastic the short story you have written may be, without a catchy title the chances are good that an editor will not read it. The title is the most important part of the story as this is … Continue reading

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Getting Your Short Fiction Published – The Hard Truth

The short story market is one of the hardest to break into. There are thousands of well-known writers pumping out short fiction, and thousands more just like you, struggling to get themselves published for the first time. But there are … Continue reading

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