Category Archives: Competitions

The results of the www.bluethumbnail.com competition are out

The results of the http://www.bluethumbnail.com competition are out today and I was delighted to see that I was one of the runners up with a story called “The Crossroads”. The first prize was a coveted place on a writing retreat … Continue reading

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Being a Published Writer

This has been an exciting couple of weeks. First, a piece of flash fiction, “Fanlight” was published on the DoorDitch project website. Then a story called “Violetas” which had been accepted by The Island Review – http://www.theislandreview.com – earlier this … Continue reading

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Costa Short Story Awards 2012

Congratulations to Avril Joy for winning the first Costa Short Story Award! Now that Costa has seen how popular the competition was, hopefully they will open the 2013 competition to residents outside the UK and Ireland too.

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