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Christmas Greetings!

December 23rd, 2014

16304469-vertical-golden-banners-with-greetings-and-christmas-treesI’m going to keep this week’s post very brief as I’m sure you’ve got better things to do at the moment than read our blog! Read the rest of this entry »




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Gizza Job!

December 22nd, 2014

jobs_BlogA friend of ours got a new job last week – Senior Copywriter for one of the big banks. I’m not sure what the salary is, but it’s more than her last post (also copywriting) and comes with all the perks of full-time employment – holiday pay; sickness benefits; pension plan, etc. Understandably, she’s delighted, and though she’s not planning a mansion on Millionaires’ Row just yet, she may well take an extra holiday some time in the new year. Read the rest of this entry »




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Words Are My Wings…

December 19th, 2014

Sarabjit-Parmar-cover Writing has saved my life in a way no one could imagine. The day I was born I was just the same as every other baby. Kicked, screamed, cried and crawled. But one thing was puzzling, you could never tell when I was happy or sad because I never smiled, frowned or articulated any facial expressions. When I learned to talk, my speech was also unclear. Read the rest of this entry »




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Further On Down The Road

December 15th, 2014

Road-blogLooking for inspiration in some back copies of E-Zee Writer, I came across a great article by Esther Newton called ‘Plan B.’ It’s all about what to do if your dream of becoming the next Ian Fleming or Toni Morrison doesn’t pan out. Obviously, with my history of not finishing fantasy trilogies, it got me thinking, eventually wishing I could go back and have a quiet word with the writer I used to be in the mid-nineties, when the first words of my magnum opus were committed to floppy disc (remember them?) Read the rest of this entry »




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How To Get Your Story On The Judges’ Shortlist

December 12th, 2014

werewolfFirst, thanks to Rebecca for last Friday’s blog post. It certainly demonstrates that ‘writing about what you know’ needn’t limit you in any way if you don’t take it too literally.

We’ve now come to the end of our 2014 Flash Fiction competition. As usual, we had a great response and we’ll do our best to get the results out to you and the winning stories on our website early in the New Year. We’ll also be launching our next competition but you’ll have to wait a little longer to find out which genre we’ve chosen. Read the rest of this entry »




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