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Our Online Courses Are On Sale Take advantage of our June Discount for online courses. If you buy one of our online courses by 21 June 2018, you will save 50%. Courses On Special Writers Write Online – How to write a book Short Cuts Online – How to write a…
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Mastermind – Submit Your Eighth Short Story Today

I can’t believe that we have already written eight short stories. Congratulations to everyone who made it. Submission process:  I will accept and approve posts for Mastermind (Word count: 1000 words) from 6 September 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time), until 7 September 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time)…

7 Ways To Outline A Plot: The Ultimate Infographic

There are many ways to create a plot outline for your novel. "Outlines can be: 50-page detailed plans A reworking of The Hero’s Journey A simple series of index cards with a list of characters, major scenes and sequels Structured timelines A series of character questionnaires showing…

How To Make The Most Of Scenes In Short Stories

We speak about scene often in writing and especially in short stories. The past few weeks with www.12shortstories.com we have discussed lengthening and shortening our stories. One of the suggestions was to either add or reduce your scenes, but perhaps we should look at what…

The Club – Submit Your Seventh Short Story Today

It is time to submit your seventh story. Congratulations to everyone who made it. Submission process:  I will accept and approve posts for The Club (Word count: 750 words) from 9 August 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time), until 10 August, 8:00 (Johannesburg time) on 12 Short…

Coming Undone – Submit Your Sixth Short Story Today

We’re halfway! Six stories down, and six stories to go. Congratulations to everyone who made it. Thank you to everyone who has joined us on the new site. It looks awesome and is working well. You guys are genius. Please remember that I will not…

Going Home – Submit Your Fifth Short Story Today

It is June and we are freezing in the Southern Hemisphere, but while we are freezing we are also submitting our fifth short stories for the 12 Short Story Challenge. Congratulations to everyone who made it. Please remember that I will not be accepting any…

Sign Up On Our New 12 Short Stories Website

We are super excited to invite you to join our new platform for the 12 Short Stories Challenge. We are going to move everything that is on Facebook over to our new site. This is also your opportunity to catch up. You have one week…

A White Lie – Submit Your Fourth Short Story Today

It is May already and we are submitting our fourth stories for the 12 Short Story Challenge. Congratulations to everyone who made it. I will accept and approve posts for A White Lie (Word count: 2500 words) from 17 May 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time), until…

New Life – Submit Your Third Short Story Today

It is time to submit your third short story for the 12 Short Story Challenge. Congratulations to everyone who made the deadline. I will accept and approve posts for NEW LIFE (Word count: 1000 words) from 12 April 2017, 8:00 (Johannesburg time), until 13 April,…
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