Writing short stories to win Contests

Short Story Tips from A Master Storyteller: Donal Ryan

Last week news that Booker shortlisted Donal Ryan had won the hugely prestigious Guardian First Book Award was announced, and with a special interest in short stories, as sponsor of...

Kick Starting Your Writing Career

Entering writing competitions is a great way to get yourself writing. I’ve been a competition junkie since I entered the Cosmopolitan Young Journalist Contest when I was in secondary school.

For those with a few moments to spare, I’d like to share my ‘short story’ on what changed my luck and transformed my ‘writer status’ from unpublished to published. My...

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Q&A

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Where can I post a writing contest for Suspense Novels?

I represent a publishing company that is running a contest to search for the next great Suspense Novel. Does anyone know of a place where I can post this to get the word out? The winner will be offered a publishing contract and there are lots of other great prizes, too. Thank you for the help!

How about Storymash.com? Have you thought about partnering with a company to publish collaborative fiction, like storymash style contest stories?