January 16th 2013
STORY: Read ‘The Best Place in Town’ by award-winning author Stuart Evers. ‘David Falmer couldn’t pinpoint the exact moment he lost control of John’s stag party; but he knew it was long before the topic of conversation had turned to hookers…’
July 6th 2011
This year’s Fish Short Story Prize winner, MARY O’DONNELL considers the value of literary competitions and urges all to take the leap and enter our work.
June 20th 2011
PAULINE MASUREL shares her thoughts on the benefits and drawbacks of writing workshops and invites readers to share their own experiences.
April 4th 2011
PAULINE MASUREL asks: ‘Should we write what we know or write what we don’t?’
January 10th 2011
Performing live isn’t everyone’s cup of tea but if you write fiction for publication then sooner or later you are likely to be invited to give a reading and you want to make sure that you can do your stories justice.
October 30th 2010
Reading with a view to editing is different too from reading for pleasure. There is a responsibility attached to it: the responsibility to attempt to be less partial than you might otherwise be. You are not, for instance, furnishing your own home.