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Strangers by Rahiem Whisgary

Strangers by Rahiem Whisgary

We asked the authors who jointly contributed to the 36 Hours anthology a number of questions about their writing. Here are Rahiem Whisgary’s responses: Is your short story fact or fiction – or a mix of the two? My short story is about the dissolution of a long-term relationship. Both partners are middle-aged and, ostensibly, immigrants to the country … Continue reading

The Sin-Eater by Saaleha Bamjee

The Sin-Eater by Saaleha Bamjee

We asked the authors who jointly contributed to the 36 Hours anthology a number of questions about their writing. Saaleha Bamjee was one of the the winners of the competition we ran as part of the Short Short Weekend project. Here are her responses: Is your short story fact or fiction – or a mix of the two? The story is a work of … Continue reading

That Other Woman by Frankie Francis

That Other Woman by Frankie Francis

We asked the authors who jointly contributed to the 36 Hours anthology a number of questions about their writing. Here are Frankie Francis’s responses: Is your short story fact or fiction – or a mix of the two? A mix of the two.  The idea came from fact, but I set it in another country, and used a lot of … Continue reading

Writing challenges and competitions galore

Writing challenges and competitions galore

There is no greater writing practice than practising writing. Here are a couple of motivated exercises and competitions that will challenge and extend you. Why not give one or more of them a go. You could sit down and dash them off or you could write, rewrite and polish. Either way you’ll benefit. Bluebeard’s Wife … Continue reading