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My story: Rainbow's End - Shortlisted Fish Publishing Short Story Award 2014/2015

My gothic tale, set in Newcastle, County Down, made it to the shortlist this year (2014/2015).  I’ve made the longlist before so I’m delighted to climb another rung of the ladder. 8 more words

My First Flash Fiction Writing Competition

A few weeks ago I submitted a portion of my “Kathy Fiske” story as an entry in the 2015 Fish Publishing Flash Fiction Prize Competition. 1,067 more words


Write on.

What on earth possesses some of you I ask myself? To decide to write a novel, and to do it in one month? I know many of you have signed up to Nanowrimo, and some of you have even made it past the first week. 793 more words


Poetry Prize Shortlisting

A little poem of mine has been shortlisted for the Fish Poetry Prize 2014, judged by Ruth Padel. Another poem, ‘Kairos’, was longlisted. I wrote the poem below for someone who told me once it was his favourite thing he’s read of mine. 111 more words


Fiction in a flash

A few months ago I submitted a piece of flash fiction that I’d written to a competition run by Fish Publishing, in Ireland. I’d heard about the competition through… 685 more words


Hard work pays off! Again!

Alison Colvin modestly credits luck, but hard work and talent have paid off for her again. Her story, Mucking About was long-listed for the Fish Short Memoir Contest… 82 more words