Category Archives: random word competition

Results of the Whale/Kidney Random Word Competition

Here are the results of the random word/flash fiction competition – at last – and I can reveal that the ‘secret judge’ was Patsy Collins. Patsy, is, I’m sure, known to many of you. She runs the womagwriter blog, which … Continue reading

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‘Whale/Kidney’ Random Word Competition – Shortlist

Here is the shortlist of 5 stories, in alphabetical order by title and well done to all those who’ve reached this stage – and the longlist stage. It was very hard to whittle the entries down from 10 to 5, … Continue reading

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Random Word Competition – Longlist

Thank you to everyone – all 41 of you (writers of 2 poems and 39 prose pieces) who entered my little competition. I have to admit, I think it was hard this time. Some of you clearly struggled with ‘whale’ … Continue reading

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700 followers – Free Writing Competition!

As promised, as I’ve now reached 700 followers on this blog, I’m running another of my flash fiction random word competitions, which is free to enter and open to everyone. Exciting biting! Sorry if you were expecting something different this … Continue reading

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Winner of The Random Word Writing Competition

Right, as promised, here are the final results of my little ‘random word’ competition (I’m going to have to think of a new format for the next one, aren’t I?). The shortlist of 5 stories was very kindly judged by … Continue reading

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‘Skyscraper’ Random Word Competition – Shortlist

I bet you thought I’d forgotten, didn’t you? Well, it’s 11pm-ish so it is, strictly speaking, still Friday. Sorry, did mean to do this earlier but I got caught up with other stuff. Anyway, here is the shortlist of 5 … Continue reading

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New writing competition (free!) & Short Story Collection

Here’s a surprise for you. To celebrate the publication of my new short story collection (TA-DERR!), I’m running another of my random word writing competitions. It’s FREE to enter and open to everyone, wherever you live. But more of that … Continue reading

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