Sunday, 29 January 2017

Cornish short stories wanted



Leave no stone unturned to find your inspiration for a story.

Are you a writer who was born in Cornwall, or who lives in Cornwall?

If your answer is yes then opportunity has just knocked and your ship has come in.

Emma Timpany and Felicity Notley, both published short fiction writers themselves, are the editors for Cornish Short Stories: A Collection of Contemporary Cornish Writing.

You can find out everything you need to know here: 

http://www.cornishshortstories.org.uk/
In the meantime, here are some crucial details:
- A word count of between 2,000 and 6,000 words.
- The submission deadline is 7 July 2017.
- OnTwitter at @CornishShorts and a dedicated page on Facebook.

What can you write about? Let your imagination go wild!


The Collection will be divided into four thematic sections and you may or may not wish to make use of these as a prompt for your own writing: 
Sailors' Knots - the high seas and all things maritime
The Heart of the Storm - love and death
Enchantment - magic, hauntings and concealment
Cornishware - domestics

The new collection of Cornish short stories will be published by the History Press in May 2018.

It's time to tell some tales!


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