Tag Archives: Kate Atkinson

Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction – ‘First Chapter Writing Competition’

Whoops, where’s the time gone? Easter has passed in a blur of chocolate and as I write, there are small signs of spring out there (washing on the line and some weedy streaks of what might actually be sunshine). Here’s … Continue reading

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Short Stories And Stuff

Short Stories I was surprised to see Iain Pattison scoop first prize in the recent Writers Reign website short story competition. Not because I don’t think he’s a good writer: quite the opposite. In case you’ve not heard of Iain, … Continue reading

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There Is Good News! (and a little bit of bad…)

Firstly, I now have 51 subscribers – so thank you to all of you who took heed (or pity!) and read my last post. I am delighted to have reached my ‘target’ a good month ahead of schedule! Some of … Continue reading

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