Round 3….

I scraped it though Round 2 but had enough points with Round 1 combined to get to Round 3 of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction challenge. Phew! Would love to get through this round but my genre was comedy, the place was a parade and the object was a puppy, so in all honestly it was a bit of a challenge. I rose to it though and wrote somethng I was really happy with. Comedy isn’t something I can often translate out of my own head, but in the end I had a heap of fun doing it. Got to wait three weeks for results…

http://www.nycmidnight.com/Competitions/FFC/1st%20Round/35.htm

 

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I'm a writer living in the NE of Scotland. I write short stories, flash fiction and to date, three novels as practice ones. I've won a few competitions and been published in a few places, and I've been shortlisted too... My stories have been described as easily readable, but with serious themes. I'm finding my own unique voice as a writer and it becomes clearer every day. I'm a mum of two young children and have a partner who is very supportive. I give English tuition to anyone who needs it and I drive taxis part time. In between being a keen cook and making ignoring housework a new hobby, I write. I manage a few hours a day during a good week and one day I'd LOVE to spend a week or so on a writers' retreat. Having said that, the busier I am, the more I write. I like working under pressure (hence my attendance on sites such as 'Hour of Writes' and 'Write-Invite') and it never ceases to amaze me what pops out of my head when I sit down to a blank screen. I am a member of a writer's group called Mearns Writers, a lovely bunch of (slightly bonkers and thoroughly interesting) people indeed. I'm trying to build an on line life as I believe most writers nowadays need to have a readily availble 'CV' in the form of a blog/twitter account/social media page and though I would rather spend time writing stories I suppose it's time I collated my successes and made a page that, hopefully, a publisher/agent will read one day. Happy reading!

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