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10 Tips for Short Story Competitions from a Judge

As a writer I was unsure what to expect when I was first invited to judge a prose competition. My first thought was to write myself a set of guidelines which would act as a life-raft if I felt overwhelmed. … Continue reading

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Writing Tips 2: Getting Started

Now you have got a feel for your subject through your research and reading, now is the time to start writing. Don’t forget, this is historical fiction, not a textbook. You need to convey a feeling and a flavour of … Continue reading

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