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Sept. 26, 2022

S2 Ep23: Quite a long longlist

Have you entered our Love story flash fiction competition? Well, we're announcing the winner next week, but this week we're givin…

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Sept. 19, 2022

S2 Ep22: An enthricing chat about not much

This week, a guest we're expecting doesn't show up... and we've got no other time to record the show. So, we just have to go with…

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Sept. 12, 2022

S2 Ep21: Talking with Evan S Smith

We thought it was time we got a bit of expert advice from a professor of sitcomology, to help us progress our Poker Night project…

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Sept. 5, 2022

S2 Ep20: Developing Characters

Having trouble developing your characters in your writing? Well, we are too. Thankfully though, Jon has had a clever little idea …

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Aug. 29, 2022

S2 Ep19: On the other Rand

Looking for all the info on how to enter our £300 competition, brought to you in association with Scrivener? Well, you’ll find it…

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Aug. 22, 2022

S2 Ep18: Benjamin Stevenson - AND ANOTHER BIG COMPETITION!!

Interviewees. Every podcast needs good interviewees. And with a little understanding, you can find the perfect chap - that's when…

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Recent Blog Posts

Competition Closed!

The Failing Writers 2nd Annual Writing Competition (in association with Scrivener) is now closed!   You can stop writing love stories now.  …

The FW Writing Competition with Scrivener. First prize £300

This is your chance to win £300 in The Failing Writers 2nd Annual Writing Competition in association with Scrivener

Should I share my book with the world. WIP or not to WIP

I think a lot of writers share the gift/curse of uncertainty. After all, if you’re absolutely certain about everything, you’re not really qu…