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Creative writing prize: Good Housekeeping Novel Writing Competition 2016

  The winner will receive a £10,000 advance The competition, from Good Housekeeping, Orion publishers and literary agent Luigi Bonomi, is for a first novel in the crime/thriller or women’s fiction genres. Ten shortlisted writers will spend a day with Orion and Luigi, and will get feedback on their submissions. Three runners up will receive…

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Creative writing competition: Writers & Artists and Firewords Quarterly

  The free-to-enter competition is for short fiction that responds to this illustration by artist Maggie Chiang Firewords Quarterly Magazine publishes stories accompanied by specially-created visuals. To enter Writers & Artists’ Firewords Quarterly Competition, send short stories up to a maximum 1,000 words inspired by the illustration by Maggie Chiang. The winning entry will be…

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WM goes to London Book Fair

Writing Magazine editor Jonathan Telfer, marketing manager Lauren Beharrell and ad sales executive Sarah Ng enjoyed a hectic visit to the London Book Fair this week. Weaving our way through a thronging Olympia Kensington, we were delighted to catch up with WM readers, enthusiastic authors, mainstream and self-published, rekindle a few long-established friendships and make…