Opportunity: The Big Issue Fiction 2015 Issue

At a Glance Wants: Short Fiction (300 words – 2,500 words) Genre/Theme: Any Pay Rate: Unknown Deadline: 1 June, 2015 Go Directly to the Writer’s Guidelines In Detail The Big Issue invites all writers – of whatever age, whether established, emerging, or just keen to have a crack – to submit previously unpublished short stories from 300 to 2,5000 words for the 2015 Fiction … Continue reading »

Writing Race Recap: PM NEWTON

At last week’s writing race, we were joined by one of my favourite authors, PM Newton. As an undoubted fan of the crime-fiction genre, I relished the opportunity to hear PM Newton’s advice on the art of writing, as well as the story behind her award-winning novels, The Old School and Beams Falling. She didn’t … Continue reading »