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Short Story 2010 Second Prize Sandeep Shete

The Lens And The Lioness 

My Heartbeat Simbu,

I scribble in this diary from a place where death enjoys a life of its own. Where it isn’t feared or despised and no attempt whatsoever is made to deceive it. 3,060 more words

Wordweavers 2010

Game On!

A fresh new year brings new opportunities to get our work out into the world! It’s always bracing to throw your hat in the ring and submit a piece you love. 210 more words

Resolutions have never been a thing I’ve really believed in.  The problem is that they’re too easy to break and the result is I finally 

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Early Literacy

A Window to Young Minds

Short Stories by Young Writers – Book 1

Our future depends on stories. As the world advances, literature has the ability to ground us—in our humanness, our imaginations, and our enlightenment. 224 more words

Book Review

Short Story Winner for October

I’ve had a great time reading all your super stories.  Thanks to everybody who took part this month, and I hope you will all continue to send in some more stories as the months go by, and also maybe to even spread the word on your own websites.  342 more words

Share Your Short Story

randombitsoftrialanderror reblogged this on Random Bits of Trial and Error and commented:

It's an honor to have one of my short stories chosen as a winner by author Stevie Turner. Stevie has recently chosen my short story,"Pink Peonies," in her October short story contest. Thank you for the honor, Stevie.  Please check out her blog at Stevie Turner, Indie Author. Her announcement blog post is below:

Why I'll avoid the Sunday Star Times Short Story Contest again in 2017

Last year I posted about not entering the Sunday Star Times Short Story Contest, New Zealand’s “premier” short story contest (free entry, up to $3000 prize, has launched many careers, etc.), because the rules were egregious. 513 more words

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