My name is Ben Warden and for three years I’ve been running a flash fiction competition on Twitter, called Serious Flash Fiction. The project runs from early May for around 8-10 weeks and challenges anyone brave enough to write a flash fiction story in just 129 characters (that’s about 25 words). Each year I take […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Ben Warden of Serious Flash Fiction"
Hello, my name is Alexander Opgenorth, and I am a co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Burnt Pine Magazine which I operate along with fellow co-founder and Chief Copy Editor, Taylor Navis. Burnt Pine was established in March of 2016 as an online literary magazine that publishes fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. We publish literature that we believe […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Alex and Taylor of Burnt Pine Magazine"
Name: Steven Kay. I started writing my first novel The Evergreen in red and white in 2008. I tried to get it traditionally published but without success, so I was faced with binning over 2000 hours of work or trying to do it independently. So I set up my own 1889 books publishing label (https://www.1889books.co.uk/ […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Steven Kay, founder of Sheffield Authors"
Amanda Saint is a novelist, short story writer, and features journalist. Her debut novel, As If I Were A River, was a NetGalley Top 10 Book of the Month and a Book Magnet Blog Top 20 Book of 2016. Her short stories have been widely published and long and shortlisted for, or won, various prizes. […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Amanda Saint of Retreat West"
The London Independent Story Prize (LISP) is the new writing competition in town. It aims to create a great networking opportunity for writers and a community that embraces the multicultural differences, brave voices, unique writers and extraordinary artistic approaches to story writing. LISP founder, Ozge Gozturk, is a published author and award-winning writer whose stories, essays and […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with LISP founder, Ozge Gozturk – London Independent Story Prize"
What got you interested in writing? I was a voracious reader from the time I was a kid. My babysitter started reading The Hobbit to me and I got so intrigued that I started sneaking chapters when she wasn’t around. Then I started making up some of my own, which my grandmother, who wrote YA […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Cat Rambo"
Why did you start your publication? I wanted something for my own, where I have the full ownership, direction, and creativity over what I curate and how I curate it. I also wanted to build and cultivate a community where people feel supported and safe. What is the most gratifying element of publishing the written […]Read more "Getting into writing – an interview with Nadia Gerassimenko of Moonchild Magazine"