Bones of Contention: an occasional series

24. Jun 2019
Les Brookes
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(2) Show don’t tell

Bones of Contention: an occasional series

17. May 2019
Les Brookes
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(1) Write about what you know

Cambridge Writers Short Story Competition 2019

1. Mar 2019
Thure Etzold
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From our juror of this year's competition, Ingrid Jendrzejewski: "First of all, huge congratulations go out to everyone who submitted a story to this year's Cambridge Writers' Short Story Competition.  The overall quality was exceedingly high – much higher, on average, than most other competitions I've judged.  I found something to admire in every single story submitted, and I found it incredibly difficult to pare down my longlist to only three prize-winners and three commended stories.  I suspect this is partly down to the wonderful community that Cambridge Writers fosters!

Simon L'etoile : Black Widow & Me

11. Dec 2018
Peter Dean
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~~Simon L’etoile: Black Widow & Me is the story of a fictional rock band from the 1980s. It is told as a memoir, through the eyes of the lead singer, Simon L’etoile. Following the band and its members through touring and recording, to great success when they play festivals and have chart hits – but then hit the rocks with a bang!

Worlds Apart by Helen Culnane

19. Jul 2018
Helen Culnane
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Forgive me for bragging but I’m cock a hoop because I’ve just published my first novel, “Worlds Apart”. It’s a historical story of friendship set in Scotland at the time of the women’s suffrage movement and WW1.