In the introduction to The BBC National Short Story Award 2019 broadcaster and chair of judges Nikki Bedi writes… ‘short stories are not a warm up for the ‘real thing’ as some would have us believe. They are gifts of concision, they demand one’s total attention’. As an ardent fan of short fiction – more
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To celebrate the upcoming release of HOPEFUL MONSTERS We are offering a whopping 60% off the paperback publication; SHALLOW CREEK That’s 21 stories for only £4.99* *(R.R.P. £12.99. Postal charges apply) Simply click on the image below and take advantage of this limited time offer. Discount code will be applied at checkout prior to purchase. Available
The 2014 STORGY Short Story Competition Anthology celebrates the continued resurgence of the short story genre and showcases some of the most talented up-and-coming authors from across the world. This outstanding collection features all fourteen finalists and competitions winners, as judged by critically-acclaimed author David James Poissant. These wonderfully diverse short stories will move, amuse,
Mallum Colt Welcome, weary traveller! I hope the journey wasn’t too arduous – although there isn’t a whisper of wind this night, the seas can be quite choppy and you’re looking quite rattled…oh, you didn’t come by boat? Then you must have taken the only bus that trundles through this way, and lucky that you
The Period for Submissions opens on 1st February 2018 1st Prize £100 + STORGY Gift Bundle 2nd Prize STORGY Gift Bundle 3rd Prize STORGY Gift Bundle Finalists will be published online in STORGY MAGAZINE and in The STORGY BOOKS Flash Fiction Anthology £5 Entry Fee Entry Dates Submissions for the STORGY Flash Fiction Competition will be accepted from 1st February
Let’s get this out of the way now, so I don’t have to mention it too much during the review of ‘Uncommon Type’. Yes, it’s Tom Hanks. The prolific, award winning, Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks. Yep, the person that voiced Woody in Toy Story, that’s him. You didn’t know he was a writer…well he
Sour Heart is a collection of short stories that tell the tale of family, of immigrants coming to 1990’s America and seeing it for what it is, seeing it for the seediness that lay in the shadows of their new-found allegiance. Many of the stories deal with a family dynamic, of femininity, of sexuality and
To celebrate the upcoming release of HOPEFUL MONSTERS We are offering a whopping 60% off the paperback publication; EXIT EARTH That’s 24 stories for only £4.99* *(R.R.P. £12.99. Postal charges apply) Simply click on the image below and take advantage of this limited time offer. Discount code will be applied at checkout prior to purchase.
‘EXIT EARTH’ From Trumpocalypse to Brexit Britain, brick by brick the walls are closing in. But don’t despair. Pick up your pen. Bulldoze the borders. Break free. The STORGY Short Story Competition is here! We need you! “Everything is man versus this and man versus that. It’s so simple,” he explains. “It’s man versus everything.