Friday, 9 September 2011

1,000 words to tell a tale

I've collected all my vouchers from Best magazine and now am considering entering the short story competition. Not having new ideas I am editing a story I wrote when I attended a creative writing course some years ago.  I had to take out several hundred words to get it down to 1,000 in total.  That's what I have been doing this afternoon.  It is the only suitable story I have and I think it has been improved by editing but whether it's a winning entry is another matter.  Still, it's a free to enter and I have nothing to lose, so I shall send it once I am happy that the edit works.  I'll leave it for a few days so I come to it fresh again.

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