Mia Botha

4 Types Of Viewpoint To Consider In Short Stories

4 Types Of Viewpoint To Consider In Short Stories

In today’s post, I want to discuss four types of viewpoint you could experiment with in your short stories. For our previous prompt, a few writers added ‘second person’ as an extra challenge. It was amazing to see how much my choice of viewpoint had…
Final Short Story Competition Deadline Today

Final Short Story Competition Deadline Today

Today is the final deadline for the 12 Short Stories Competition.  Submission process:  I will accept and approve posts for Time (Word count: 1200 words) from 6 December 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time), until 7 December 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time) on 12 Short Stories Competition . Please ask Google…

Writing Prompts For December 2017

Writing prompts are a perfect way to help you to establish a writing routine. Get started with our 31 writing prompts for December. Editor’s Note: If you’re unsure of the benefits of writing every day, and if you would like to make the most of…

14 Tips For Entering Short Story Competitions

We’re super excited about the 12 Short Stories competition. Tomorrow is the first, optional deadline. You can still enter the competition until the final deadline on 6 December 2017. If you want to do well when you sign up for a short story event, consider…

6 Ways To Experiment In Short Stories

One of the best things about a short story is that you have the opportunity to experiment. It gives you the chance to do something you have never done before. Here is a list of suggestions if you want to try something different. You can…

Writing Prompts For November 2017

It's time for NaNoWriMo again. Why not use our writing prompts as a starting point for your novel? Write 1 667 words for each prompt and you'll reach your word count. We posted a handy calendar to help you here: NaNoWriMo Calendar Editor’s Note: If…

Perennial NaNoWriMo Calendar

November is novel writing month – NaNoWriMo – and the goal, if you participate, is to write a novel of 50 000 words in 30 days. In the past we've posted calendars for specific years. This year, we've created a calendar that can be downloaded every year.…
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