Tag Archives: short story

What exactly is a short story?

If you are new to writing shorter fiction, you may find it difficult to define your work. Is it a short story? Is it a novella? This post has a handy table to guide you through the process of identifying … Continue reading

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News of a short story competition

It seems to be short story competition season. Bridget Whelan has found another. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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23 Short story competitions in 2016

If you have an idea for a short story, why not try entering one of these short story competitions?   Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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15 Short story competitions to enter before the end of the year

If you have a short story that is nearly ready to go, this list of competitions could be just the incentive you need to get it finished. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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What makes a good short story?

It is dangerous to attempt a formula for success, but there are certain features that good short stories have in common. Here is a brief summary of the main points. Visit my websites via the links at the top of … Continue reading

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Short story competitions

Here is a good list of short story competitions for the New Year. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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10 Short story competitions

For those of you who have short stories up your sleeve, here is a list of competitions to enter before the end of the year. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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