Category Archives: For everyone

“Museum of Words” International Flash Fiction Competition now open!

The Museum of Words (Museo de La Palabra) is a nonprofit foundation in Spain that organizes a flash fiction competition every year, with a $20,000 first prize! IV Edition of the International Flash Fiction Competition “Museum of Words” As one … Continue reading

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Calling all women – an exciting writing opportunity! Deadline 1st June!

 WRITING OPPORTUNITY Diane DeBella, author of a powerful and disclosing memoir, I Am Subject: Sharing Our Truths to Reclaim Our Selves, is inviting submissions of your stories for an anthology she will edit, and Women Writers, Women Books  will publish.  … Continue reading

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Help! A puppy in the house!

I have a writer friend who says that when she is writing she has one rule: no interruptions. The only exceptions are for fire, flood or blood. Woe betide anyone who interrupts her for any other reason. I admire such … Continue reading

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calling all writers and poets: fantastic opportunity to showcase your work with Aesthetica Magazine

Win £500 and publication with the Aesthetica Creative Writing Competition! Aesthetica Magazine is inviting all writers and poets to submit their work into the Creative Writing Competition. The Creative Writing Competition is a fantastic opportunity for existing and aspiring writers … Continue reading

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Calling all writers and poets, photographers and illustrators, the new arts mag Dactyl wants your submissions!

  Call For Submissions – Dactyl Issue 2 ——————————————————————- The first edition of Dactyl launched at Summerhall in Edinburgh in December 2013 to much acclaim.  They are now accepting submissions for thier second issue, scheduled for print publication in Summer … Continue reading

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Calling all writers and bloggers and lovers of France and all things French …

The Good Life France Writing Competition 2014 Those of you who follow my blog will know how much I love France and that my other half is part French and that we visit  France often. So, I am especially delighted … Continue reading

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Calling all women who write: competition and submission deadlines for Mslexia

Follow the  Mslexia links to discover 17 different different ways to submit to Mslexia magazine and see your words in print! What is Mslexia? Mslexia is a quality print and digital magazine plus a regular email supplement. Here’s a wee taste of … Continue reading

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Happy Rabbie Burns Day!

Robert Burns  (AKA Rabbie Burns) is often referred to as Scotland’s favourite son and widely regarded as our national poet. He was born in 1759 on the 25th January ie: today!  To  celebrate the event some of us Scottish folks get together … Continue reading

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Calling all writers – competition and submission deadlines from Thresholds

Follow the link for some helpful information about deadlines for Short Story Competitions, Bursary Applications, and submissions to online and print magazines, journals, and conferences from the people at *Thresholds: Home of the International Short Story Forum… http://blogs.chi.ac.uk/shortstoryforum/submission-calls/ photo by Matt West *Here’s … Continue reading

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Great writing opportunities for Scottish writers or writers with a Scottish connection!

Here are three writing opportunities for writers who ordinarily reside in Scotland or who have a Scottish connection. Each opportunity is a chance for the writer to escape his or her usual environment and be inspired by exciting new sights and … Continue reading

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