Monthly Archives: February 2015

A Change of Home

Thank you to everyone who has followed me on this blog.  Just to say I have moved home and instead of using judehiggins,wordpress.com, I am now blogging on judehiggins.com  Hope to see you there. Advertisements

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Writing Flash Fiction

It requires great skill  to achieve a flash that resonates long after reading  but first drafts are fun to write. Using a simple prompt is the way to go, according to author, Vanessa Gebbie. In a post from 2012 on … Continue reading

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Stewart Lee and Lydia Davis – linguistically related.

I think the American International Booker prize winning writer, Lydia Davis and the British comedian, Stewart Lee are linguistically related in their approach to writing short pieces. They each often turn words and sentences round and round to make a … Continue reading

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Heart Strings – writing emotional fiction

Carrie Kania, literary agent for Conville and Walsh and short-list judge for the 2015 Bath Short Story Award says this about submissions and short story entries: ‘Make me cry – if one sentence gets me, that’s it.’ http://www.bathshortstoryaward.co.uk/judge/ There’s a … Continue reading

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