Short Story Challenge

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…

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…
Final Short Story Competition Deadline Today

12 Short Stories – Competition Time!

At last, it is time to put your writing skills to the test. We are thrilled to announce the first 12 Short Stories Writing Competition. The competition is open to everyone, but please read the Terms and Conditions and familiarise yourself with the 12 Short…

5 Ways To Sneak Setting Into Short Stories

We need to convey a sense of setting in our short stories, which is a tall order, because of the length of the story. Hehe, see what I did there? We need to make our writing to work harder. We need it to do “double-duty”.…

Cut The Strings – Submit Your Ninth Short Story Today

Nine down and three to go in our short story challenge! Well done to everyone who made it. Submission process:  I will accept and approve posts for Cut The Strings (Word count: 1000 words) from 4 October 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time), until 5 October 2017,…
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