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What’s The ‘Write’ Thing To Do?

What’s The ‘Write’ Thing To Do?

So, possibly you remember that I mentioned I was entering a few poetry competitions. Probably you don’t, because that was a while ago. The first competition I entered was a free competition from United Press, to which I entered three poems. Today, I received a letter from them. I didn’t win. Which is a shame, because £100 would have been nice, and might even have fed my book-buying habit for a little while. But, they wanted to publish one of…

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Free Books? Count Me In!

Free Books? Count Me In!

So the wonderful Miriam Forster (who is not only wonderful because she has the same name as me, although that does add several awesome points) has a book coming out at the beginning of February. I keep forgetting, because after winning her cover contest last year, I got an ARC and it’s been sitting on my shelf for a few months already. It sort of doesn’t register that none of you guys have read it yet. BUT it is coming…

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Write Me A Story

Write Me A Story

Just a quick note to say that the Saffina Desforges Presents… short story competition is now open. Go to the competitions tab to find out more (or just click here). It actually opened yesterday, so thanks to those that have already entered. In other news, on my book blog this week I wrote about Maggie Stiefvater’s Lament and Ballad, so click here to read that. I’ll be back with a proper blog post eventually. Thank you for your patience! As…

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Competitions And Anthologies

Competitions And Anthologies

If you follow me on Twitter, hang out in the Spork Room on the NaNoWriMo forums, talk to me on Protagonize, are friends with me on Facebook, or were the recipient of a hyperactive email a few days ago (that is, an email sent by a hyperactive Miriam and not an incredibly bouncy message), you will know that a story of mine was recently included in an anthology, which was released on Amazon on Saturday. Yes, I was hyper. Friday…

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