The deadline was midnight.
World Book Day just made my children cry. Great.
The gist was, "I'm only entering small competitions because I'm not good enough to enter the big ones."
A one-book deal might produce about £5,000. Maybe. Or nothing. Or a million.
Mother America by Nuala Ní Chonchúir.
“And where’s your dog?” Teri asks.
“I don’t have one? Where’s yours?”
“Cary Grant’s getting his nails done.”
Hands up, who’s failed to read a literary “must”? You know the one, the book with the gold-plated reviews, the one with its own stand in the bookshop window, the one that won the thingy. I’m reading WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN by Lionel Shriver. The story: via a series of letters to her ex, a …
In terms of writing, I don't believe that age limits... anything at all.
Author interview with AB Wells.
Flash fiction anthology.
A. N. Wilson voted it his book of the year, it’s been compared to work by Dylan Thomas and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and on 28 February 2012, THE COWARD’S TALE was released in paperback.
A big thank you to Writers’ Forum Magazine for shortlisting/highly commending my stories in Issue #122 (January 2012), Issue #126 (May 2012) and Issue #135 (Jan 2013). ISSN 1467-2529
While experience provides a wealth of stories to be mined, there is definitely a place for the brave, the idealistic... the clear, strong voice of people who have not, in any way, become hesitant.