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Archive for November, 2012

2nd Place in Yellow Room

I returned from a trip to Ghent to discover that my story, ‘Sleeping with Bees’ gained 2nd place in The Yellow Room’s 1500 word Autumn Short Story Competition. What good news! I’ve bought a bottle of cherry brandy to celebrate. Salut! Sophie Duffy, the judge, said that the story was very well written but that she […]

Useful Writing Sites

A great collection of travel writing sites that pay for work. Definitely worth looking into. Travel Writing. If you’re looking for a lit mag that might suit your work, you might take a look at the calls for submissions published by New Pages. Plenty of obscure names but it is kept very up-to-date. The Guardian has […]

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