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Interview: Sian Phillips

Posted 29/03/2018

Sian Phillips: I have worked as a teaching assistant for some time as I love watching young people grow in confidence but selfishly, it also allows me sufficient time to write. Without writing, I really don’t know what I would do as it’s possibly one of few things I can do well! I am forever […]

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February Contest Winner

Posted 27/03/2018

February 2018 Contest Winner Jason Purdy is a writer from Northern Ireland. By day, he’s a digital marketing strategist, and by night, he writes short stories, poems, and other rubbish. His first novel, Cigarette, is available on Amazon, and his second novel is available on Inkitt to read for free. He’s appeared in a range […]

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Watching Paint Dry

Posted 28/02/2018

By Joe Donald Joe Donald is a 19-year-old Philosophy and Theology undergraduate at the University of Edinburgh. Born in Dublin, but raised in Edinburgh, in recent years he has developed an interest in exploring the socio-political climate through creative writing. Joe was the recipient of the 2017 John Byrne Commendation Award and was a finalist […]

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January Contest Winner

Posted 21/02/2018

January 2018 Contest Winner Sian Phillips: I have worked as a teaching assistant for some time as I love watching young people grow in confidence but selfishly, it also allows me sufficient time to write. Without writing, I really don’t know what I would do as it’s possibly one of few things I can do […]

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Rejected

Posted 20/02/2018

By Lindsay Bamfield Lindsay Bamfield has written a number of short stories and flash fiction pieces and has been published in several anthologies and magazines including Hysteria 6 Anthology, Stories for Homes 2, Greenacre Writers Anthology, Mslexia, Writers’ News andWriting Magazine. Prizes include Hysteria 2017, Writers’ News, Writing Magazine and Words with Jam competitions. ________________________________________________________________ Some years ago I started writing a short story. The inspiration […]

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Interview: Helen Kreeger

Posted 06/02/2018

Helen Kreeger was born and raised in London, where she worked as a registered nurse and earned a degree in sociology from the London School of Economics. She has been living in Israel for twenty-three years. She and her husband have three sabra children, assorted animals and full-time jobs. Helen has been published in Blunt Moms […]

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December Contest Winner

Posted 30/01/2018

December 2017 Contest Winner Kayla Kavanagh is a 19-year-old writer from Connecticut. She currently studies English at Boston University. Self-Exploration in the Absence of Salt Kayla Kavanagh Metal, smooth beneath fingertips. The turn of a handle, the squeak of a faucet. A stream of water flowing to life. Cold, slow to heat up, slower still […]

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Interview: Mikayla Mislak

Posted 18/01/2018

Mikayla Mislak is a young writer. She recently graduated from Ithaca College and was awarded with magna cum laude. She is an editor in chief and writer at Odyssey Online.   Congratulations, Mikayla, on winning our November contest with your story, “Rotting from the Inside”! What was the inspiration for this story? Once again, I feel honored that my […]

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Writing for Hope

Posted 16/01/2018

Photograph: © Steve Young Photography WRITING FOR HOPE By Naneh V H Naneh lives in Warwickshire, England with her husband and daughter. She aspires to share the unique, over-looked and nearly-forgotten stories of people caught up in the historic collapse of the Soviet empire, who had suffered a trauma living in a totalitarian state and couldn’t adapt […]

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