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5 Ways to Make a Good Story Great

This week I’m giving away a free edit for up to 1,000 words of your work – it could be a complete story, an extract from something longer, or several flash fiction pieces. 1,052 more words


4 Reasons Writing Short Stories Will Make You a Better Novelist

November is National Novel Writing Month (also known as NaNoWriMo), and it’s just around the corner. If you’ve never written a novel but you’ve always wanted to try, I highly recommend this incredible event as your moment to go for the glory. 455 more words

Writing Tips

Friday Fiction Monthly Link Up

Regular followers of my blog will know that I publish a Friday Fiction post every week. Except that is, on the odd occasion when I’m not feeling inspired enough or I’ve been taking a break. 136 more words


The Market (Flash Fiction)

This is a flash fiction that is based on a picture taken by Mathew Wright for a challenge he does weekly. I decided to try my hand at it this week. 294 more words


Brain Buzz

Because I was severely anemic, I had to have a blood transfusion before my recent surgery. My doctor said I needed five pints, but the most they could give me was three. 286 more words


Get Celestial Writing Advice: 2014 Short Story Contest Winner Celestial Santiago Shares a Story on Writing a Short Story

It’s the middle of the first month back at school. The 2015 Alpha Textbooks Short Story Contest is well underway. Many students are thinking about how to write a compelling story with the hope of getting published. 700 more words

Alpha Textbooks

Monday Writing Prompts-Fall-Autumn

Wednesday it’s fall or autumn or whatever you want to call it so for this writing prompt either word has to appear in your story at least a dozen times.

Have fun and happy writing.

Monday Writing Prompts