Tag Archive: short story competition

Final Call

Book a Break Short Story competition: final call.

Cat Tales is out!

Well, it took a while, but Cat Tales, the anthology of 21 of the best stories submitted to the first Book a Break short story competition is now available. And there’s no better… Continue reading

And the winner is…

  As promised here is Atthys Gage’s text accompanying the result of the first Book a Break Short Story Competition. I’ve modified nothing, except to add the authors’ names after the corresponding numbers.… Continue reading

The wait is almost over…

  I’ve just been away for a fortnight in Tanzania, so I haven’t been blogging of late. However, all was planned so that I’d be back in time to announce the winner of… Continue reading

Updating the Cats

Well, I’ve finished reading all the submissions for the Book a Break Short Story competition, and I must admit I’m both very glad not to have to pick a winner myself and correspondingly… Continue reading

Pens down!

  Well, the deadline is over, folks! And many thanks to all of you who sent in an incredible 75 entries for the Book a Break Short Story competition! I had not the… Continue reading

One more week!

A few more days before the short story competition deadline. Hopefully you’re not still in the whatever zone. And it’s best to avoid the panic zone entirely. It’s OK to shed a few tears… Continue reading

A Word from the Judge

  As promised in my last post, below is a short text by Atthys Gage, who will be judging the Book a Break Short Story Competition (deadline 15th February). The short story form,… Continue reading

Introducing Atthys

There were a number of people I could have asked. Well, theoretically, I could have asked anyone, but would Kate Atkinson have accepted to judge the Book a Break Short Story Competition, even… Continue reading

The Book a Break Short Story Competition

Fancy a holiday in Provence? Submit a short story (maximum 2000 words) and you could win a four-night stay for two people in Aix en Provence next summer! Bed and breakfast, en suite… Continue reading