Apply Now for the Morland Scholarship for African Writers

Applications are now open the Miles Morland Foundation Writing Scholarship for 2020. Scholarships of £18,000 (approx US $21,500) will be awarded to writers who were born in Africa or whose parents were born in Africa.…

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SmokeLong Flash Fellowship for Emerging Writers: Applications Open until 15 October

Literary journal SmokeLong Quarterly is inviting applications from new and emerging flash fiction writers for its 2020 Fellowship. Established in 2003, SmokeLong Quarterly aims to publish the best flash fiction to the web, whether written…

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12 Tips on Writing Flash Fiction

A guest post by Claire Fuller There’s something liberating about creating flash fiction. Writing a story of under a thousand words, or even one as short as a sentence or two can often let you…

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Sonder Midwest is Accepting Submissions

Sonder Midwest, a literary and art magazine dedicated to publishing new and emerging writers, is accepting submissions for its fourth issue. Sonder Midwest was founded in 2017 by a group of young writers in an…

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She murdered my brain!
(Some thoughts on the editing process.)

A guest post by H. C. Gildfind When my collection of short stories was accepted for publication I was very excited—then very scared! What if I stuffed everything up? Enter Josephine Taylor: cool, calm, collected—editor extraordinaire! After…

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