Category Archives: competition

Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #2 (this one is mine! All mine!)

When Charli Mills at the Carrot Ranch asked me to come up with a flash fiction competition for her October Rodeo there was only one way to go. Humour. And so here it is. Go have a look and join … Continue reading

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Duelling Gardens #gardens #competitiveurges

While this post wanders hither and yon, on the subject of my apparently dwindling competitive spirit, I’ll populate it with pictures from the garden today. There is a link – sort of – at the end… I’m a bundle of contradictions, sometimes. One … Continue reading

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Spawn of Satan #shortstory #microcosms

There’s a flash fiction weekly competition which, oddly, I have won. You are given a character a setting and a genre with a word limit. This is my winning entry for Microcosms 300 words horror, midwife, fortieth birthday With heavy heart … Continue reading

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Nearly, not quite #competition #flash fiction

Esther Newton ran a flash fiction competition for 100 word flash on any topic. I entered two, one receiving a highly commended (the place after third spot and, in my dad’s eyes who didn’t believe in overpraising – there was … Continue reading

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Gosh, what a birthday surprise

I’m a bit long in the tooth to get too excited by anther notch on the scythe but today I was treated to a day out and, on the way home, I read an email. I’d won a writing competition. … Continue reading

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