Do you like writing short stories? Last year we came up with a popular post, titled 10 brilliant reasons to write short stories. Now we’ve listed 10 Short Story Competitions that are still open for entries this year.
Short Sharp Stories - Incredible Journey - Enter by 30 November 2014
2015 Commonwealth Short Story Prize - Enter by 15 November 2014
TechSmart Gigabyte South African Sci-Fi Short Story Competition - Enter by 31 October 2014
The Nova Short Story Competition - Enter by 30 September 2014
Black Pear Press Short Story Competition! - Enter by 26 September 2014
Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition - Enter by 17 November 2014
Hackney Literary Award for Short Stories - Enter by 30 November 2014
The Bloody Parchment Short Story Competition 2014 - Enter by 31 October 2014
The Fish Short Story Prize - Enter by 30 November 2014
InkTears International Short Story Competition 2014 - Enter by 30 November 2014
If you’re looking for inspiration, read our Top 20 Short Story Quotes
If you want to learn how to write a great short story, join Writers Write for Short Cuts on 5 October 2014 in Johannesburg.
"Fuck You, Old People" — Group Piece at CUPSI 2014
"By the way, you can’t actually pick yourself up by your own bootstraps. That’s now how physics works."
this gives me life….
"Act your fucking age" god damn, this has a good message here.
39 seconds in and I reblogged it
Ahhhhh! So good so freakishly amazingly good.
"I don’t want a trophy. I want a fucking job."
"no amount of telling us, ‘We understand. We’ve been there.’ will change the fact that, no, you fucking haven’t."
Always a good day when I’m with my sisters #DeLosPantalones Love these amazing women @amberrosetamblyn @blakelively @alexisbledelofficial
Muggleborn students at Hogwarts (part 1/?)
This is beautiful.
Forever reblog because this is fucking wonderful.
As it turns out, making a movie about four siblings reluctantly coming home to sit shivah, the weeklong Jewish mourning ritual, is not unlike being held captive at a real family gathering–minus the snacks.
“We weren’t allowed to eat all the matzo and lox and bagels around,” says Tina Fey, who stars in This Is Where I Leave You, the film adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s best-selling novel. [x]
TINA FEY talks to Kelly and Michael about the film “This is Where I Leav…
nobody in college gives a shit ive seen peope walking to class in heavy snow in sweats and a tshirt and flip flops ive seen people wear studio headphones in lecture ive heard so many professors curse its really some next level shit and high school did not prepare me for it
I was not prepared for university particularly this one lecturer that would slip in a photograph of fisting into presentations to check we were paying attention