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Glimmer Train Accepting Submissions for Fall

Glimmer Train Press is accepting original short stories through the rest of the year by August 31, 2016:

  • Very Short Fiction Contest (300-3,000 words)
  • Fiction Open Contest (3,000 – 6,000+ words)
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Vote for Layers of paper!

Well, those of you that read my last post will know I recently submitted a piece of flash fiction to a competition. The winner is determined via public vote so please, please show me your support and vote for my piece ‘Layers of paper’ at  32 more words

Breaking my flash fiction virginity!

Well, in keeping with my recent attempt to step out of my comfort zone by taking the advice of a fellow writer friend and entering a short story competition, I have now also broken my flash fiction virginity. 205 more words

'Who's Adam?'

My finger hovered over the send button shakily…….am I ready? Can I do this? Anyone watching would have thought the button in question controlled some sort of destructive power or had the ability to ruin my life. 472 more words

A promising year for Paradisa?

Last year at ConCarolinas, I was given feedback on Paradisa’s opening that sent me into a year long spiral of self doubt. In this past year, I had to decide whether my style and POV choices needed to be modified. 1,171 more words

Poetry Competitions & Submissions - June 2016

Summer time and the living is easy… but there are still plenty of opportunities to get your writing out into the world! After a couple of months off, we’re back with a bumper crop of  693 more words


I write, therefore I wait

Writers write, is what I always say. And as a practitioner of the art, I not only completed one novel recently, but just last week I finished revising another one that had been cooling in my hard drive for a couple of years now.  471 more words