This month Rushmoor Writers celebrates 25,550 days of writing! We are proudly the second-oldest writing group in the UK and, to mark this milestone, we've published an anthology called The Thing About Seventy. The anthology has tales of love, loss, lockdown, dragons, abandoned houses, dead people, mystical crystals, supermarket rebellions and vanishing numbers. And in … Continue reading Rushmoor Writers’ 70th anniversary anthology “The Thing About Seventy” out now
Best and Worst Self-Publishing Companies
There are SO many self-publishing companies out there now, and for authors looking to self-publish, choosing a provider is an absolute minefield. However, I've just found something that tells you where all the mines are. This brilliant list from the Alliance of Independent Authors includes lots of companies I've heard of and many I haven't. … Continue reading Best and Worst Self-Publishing Companies
Jennifer Riddalls wins the Retreat West flash fiction competition
She's done it again! After winning the Farnham Flash Festival fiction competition earlier this year, Rushmoor Writers' Jennifer Riddalls has just gone and won the Retreat West flash fiction competition with a new story, Lumpen. Well done Jenni — again! You can read Lumpen here.
C.R. Berry gets shortlisted in the Grindstone Literary novel competition
Rushmoor Writers' C.R. Berry has won a place on the shortlist of the Grindstone Literary International Novel Competition 2018. He entered the first 3,000 words of his work-in-progress novel, Scuzzling, a conspiracy thriller with religious themes set in a fantasy world. The opening of Scuzzling is set to be published in a forthcoming Grindstone Literary anthology. Congrats C.R! … Continue reading C.R. Berry gets shortlisted in the Grindstone Literary novel competition