Nov Fortnightly Round-Up II

Hello story-lovers,
Here’s what’s been going on on our blog over the past few weeks!

Lit Mags
A huge welcome to The Cardiff Review, just added to our Lit Mags list: “a digital and print literary magazine that publishes contemporary graduate writing.” Holdfast tells us all about the new issue, call for submissions, and BFS award. Everyone wants your stories! Spelk is open to flash fiction submissions, and the Fractured Nuance wants your stories for Issue #3, the Handwritten issue. Brain of Forgetting is calling for submissions for its third issue, Island. Jotters United has a new issue out and is always open to submissions. Short Fiction issue 9 is now out and The Ghastling has launched its third issue.

Live Lit
White Rabbit, who are looking for ghost stories for their winter event!

Competitions
The Less Than 100 Words short story competition runs weekly.   Shoreline of Infinity magazine is running a science fiction competition, deadline 21 Dec.

Other
Read Paper Republic publishes A Very Topical Story. Elbow Room’s parent press, As Yet Untitled, has started a kickstarter crowdfunding campaign.

Festivals & Workshops
Ethel Rohan is running a Brilliance of Brevity workshop at the Abroad Writers Conference in Dublin in December.

If you are eager for even more short-story-related news, do follow ShortStops on Twitter where, when we should be writing, we spend (far too) much time passing on news from lit mags, live lit events, short story workshops and festivals! If you’d like to review an event or a publication, drop me a line.

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