Category Archive: Get published

Aug 19

BEST ENDEAVOURS: what happens once that digital publishing deal is in the bag

The first in a series of blogs about what happens once that digital publishing deal is in the bag! BEST FRIENDS If you write, it’s a moment you dream of – the moment you learn that a publisher wants to buy your book. There’ll be champagne, fireworks, violins playing sweet music… Actually – when it …

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Jul 11

Short Story Author embarks on “World’s Most Insane” Writing Marathon

In March author Tim Austin began a “Brilliantly Insane” project: to write a brand new 100 word short story every single day for 365 days.  It has since been viewed thousands of times by readers from across the globe – from Sri Lanka to Canada, India and Australia. With just under 300 more days to …

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Jun 21

Torbay Poetry Festival 2016 Competition. £700 1st Prize

As Frost Magazine readers know, we are always supportive of writing events, and here’s one for all the poets out there. Torbay Poetry Festival 2016 Poetry Competition is open for entries now. Poems submitted must be original, unpublished and not accepted for publication. They should be written in English and not exceed 50 lines. To give …

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May 25

Interview With Bestselling Author Margaret Graham

What made you get into writing? Having a 4th child. She was lovely but seldom slept and mithered a great deal. I needed to ‘get away’ even if only for half an hour. So I started writing a book about my mother’s rather interesting life growing up in the North East just after the 1st …

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May 13

WRITERS’ CAFÉ EVENT: Get inspired, get writing, get published

Chalfont St Giles & Jordans Literary Festival will host a Writers’ Café and Pop-up Book Shop event at The Reading Room on the High Street, Chalfont St Giles this Saturday morning, 21 May, from 10 am until 1 pm. Coffees, teas and delicious home-made cakes will be on sale and there will be browsing copies of books spread …

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Mar 10

Writing Short Stories for Magazines

The Most Important Thing You Need to Know   There isn’t a secret recipe to success so it’s no use looking for the answer here.  If you want to write short stories and sell them there is one thing you need to do before you even begin to write your story. Market Research. You can’t …

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Mar 07

Words for the Wounded Host Their Annual LitFest Literary Festival

Great excitement – Words for the Wounded which raises funds for wounded troops and veterans by creating  opportunities for aspiring writers and readers is holding its annual LitFest again on April 16th. The WforW LitFest Day will be held as always at the lovely Downley Community Centre, School Close, Downley, High Wycombe HP13 5TR 10.00am …

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Jan 26

Early Chapters by Gillian Holmes of The Editor | Get Published

Frost is delighted to have an editor of Gillian’s calibre to help aspiring authors. It’s particularly apt, because the fundraising Independent Author Book Award, run by is open for entries until 6th March 2016.   Last year’s winner, Jane Cable, is now represented by the Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency as a direct result of the competition. Felicity Trew of the Caroline Sheldon Literary …

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