Something all of our students seem to struggle with at some stage in their course is finding an idea for something worth writing about. It’s one of the questions I must get asked at least ten times a day, and as a fledgling writer myself I can completely sympathise. Read the rest of this entry »
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Thanks to Shelley for her tips on entering our Short Story Competition. They are wise words and anyone who ignores them is just wasting their entry fee – and no-one can afford to do that in these cash-strapped times. Read the rest of this entry »
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For those of you who don’t already know, The Writers Bureau Short Story Competition 2012 is accepting entries, and they are coming in thick and fast. The closing date is not until June, but the sooner you get yours written the better. Why? Because it gives you plenty of time to revise and edit it to perfection. If you’ve not even thought of entering, why not have a go? And, to get you started here are some great tips for writing super short stories. Read the rest of this entry »
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