What Makes Good Flash Fiction? 5 recommendations for writing short pieces

I’ve been having a think about what makes a good piece of flash fiction, and while I don’t think I can say it any better than David Gaffney does in this article – Stories in your pocket: how to write flash fiction (which came out just before the very first National | Read more…

New Writing Competition on The Great Escape

Over on The Great Escape we have a writing competition running. We’re inviting writers to submit 1000-3000 word short stories from the convention scene; short stories set at, or strongly featuring a convention or expo. You can find all the details on our Competitions Page. There’s also a list of | Read more…

Great Escape – Writing competition

The Great Escape are running a writing competition this month. If you think you can write a Christmas themed short story then check it out. Prizes include £10 Amazon vouchers, web publication on The Great Escape website and possible print publication in The Great Escape’s first print anthology in 2012.