October 2013 archive

October 2013 Flash Fiction Judge’s Report

On the whole the standard of entries was quite good. As a writer it is very important to remember grammar and spelling. It can make you look brilliant or awful. Another important aspect is the Title of the story. Titles are very important. A Title must entice me to read that story. Stories that stood […]

October 2013 Poetry Judge’s Report

THE entries are of a range of themes, lengths and rhyme schemes. To generalise, each pursues a line of humour, as required for the competition, and each has its internal there certainly is some humour. How does one select winners and runners-up from this fairly wide-ranging entry? First of all there is the quality of […]