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Glimmer Train  Short Story Award for New Writers

This competition is open only to emerging writers whose fiction has not appeared in any print publication with a circulation over 5,000. First prize: $2,500 and publication in Glimmer Train. Deadline: 30th June Enter here Writers’ Guidelines here Glimmer Train says: “Most submissions run … Continue reading

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Events and Submissions

Apologies for the long silence – I was overtaken by events of my own, as it happens.  Here’s a quick posting of some upcoming events & openings for submissions.  I’ll be back soon with some thoughts on historical fiction in … Continue reading

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Some looming deadlines: 31st July: Glimmer Train Very Short Story (3,000 words or less)  http://www.glimmertrainpress.com/ 1st August: The Costa Short Story Award (4,000 words, previously unpublished)  www.costabookawards.com 12th September: The James Plunkett Short Story Award: (1,000-3,000 words) info at:  http://www.writerscentre.ie/html/resources/competitions.html    Entries … Continue reading

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A residency, a competition & a submission deadline

Applications are sought for a new Writers’ Residency in the Midlands of Ireland. This residency-cum-retreat is in the Georgian heritage town of Birr. The opportunity is for professional writers who are seeking a short break from daily routines; it is … Continue reading

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Sharpen your keyboards, a few deadlines are headed our way. Glimmer Train’s  Short Story Award for New Writers:     31st May 2014 Glimmer Train charge a reading fee but they decide quickly and run several competitions every year. Winners are published in a … Continue reading

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