Category Archives: random word competition

Sunburn/Carrot Random Word Competition – Shortlist

Sue Johnson kindly agreed to act as ‘Head Judge’ and choose a shortlist of 5 stories from the longlist of 10 and then, a winner and runner-up. Sue’s a short story writer and novelist, poet and tutor and she’s a … Continue reading

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‘Carrot/Sunburn’ Random Word Competition – Longlist

Hello and I hope you’ve had a good Bank Holiday. We didn’t have much sunshine, did we (not much chance of sunburn) BUT we did have a Royal baby and that’s exciting. Remember I told you that I usually get … Continue reading

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Getting Inspired & Motivated

Greetings. It’s May! I can’t quite believe it, can you? (*panics quietly*) Random Word Competition Don’t forget, if you’re intent on entering my little ‘random word’ competition, it closes at midnight this Sunday, 5th May. Don’t leave it to the … Continue reading

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100 Word Flash Fiction/Poetry Competition (free to enter)

I have reached 900 followers – hurrah – so, if you’re interested in taking part in the competition, it’s the usual formula: The trusty random word generator came up with SUNBURN, CARROT, MUSTARD, SIGH and I’m adding NINE for good … Continue reading

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‘Exuberant’ Random Word Competition: Result & Judge’s Report

It’s time to reveal the winner and runner-up of my latest ‘random word’ competition, which was kindly judged by Sally Zigmond. These were the 5 shortlisted stories (if you want to read them in full, they’re on the previous post), … Continue reading

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‘Order’ Random Word Competition – Shortlist

Here’s the shortlist of 5 stories (listed in alphabetical order by title) for the latest Random Word competition (and chosen anonymously by our judge Sally Zigmond): • Indulgence • The Apprentice Dwarf • The Caretaker • The Exuberant Miss Kettle … Continue reading

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‘Naughty’ Random Word Competition: Longlist

Thanks to everyone who took the time and trouble to enter my ‘naughty kettle’ (!) flash fiction competition! There were 42 entries in total and my helper and I have drawn up a longlist of 10 entries, based on: a) … Continue reading

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