Some tips….


May 31, 2015 by Gary Fuller

Competition entries coming in now – congratulations!

For those needing inspiration – and for some extremely useful ideas for all short story writers – take a look at Writing Short Stories: A Writers’ & Artists’ Companion by Newland and Hershman, published by Bloomsbury.



Theme: MASK

Entries for our 2021 Competition closed on Monday 12th July 2021.

Shortlist announcement Tuesday 21st September, Winner to be announced Sunday 21st November.

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