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Fiction Industry News – Amazon and Pay-Per-Page

Posted by Chrissey - 17th August 2015

Last month the self-publishing community had a little freak out over Amazon’s new payment model for books borrowed through its Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners Lending Library schemes. The initial backlash was disproportionate, due mainly to media outlets failing (accidentally on … Continue reading


Fiction Submissions Re-Open!

Posted by Chrissey - 10th August 2015

We’re quite a small team here at The Great Escape and sometimes we do overcommit ourselves. While we were deep in pre-production and production phases of Gabriel Cushing at the Carnival of Sorrows, other areas of the site did get shoved … Continue reading


Coming up in August 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 3rd August 2015

Coming up in August on The Great Escape: Wednesday 8th July – Short Story – “Defective” – Young sorcerer Peter faces a daunting challenge when he’s expected to demonstrate powers he doesn’t have in this new flash fiction story from TGE author Chrissey Harrison. … Continue reading


Announcing the Winner of our Flash Fiction Competition

Posted by Chrissey - 27th June 2015

A big thank you to all the writers who took part in our writing competition this June. The quality of the entries we received was very high indeed which made judging very difficult. In the end we chose our favourite … Continue reading


Announcing our Flash Fiction Competition!

Posted by Chrissey - 8th June 2015

Flash fiction is the art of telling short, powerful stories. In celebration of National Flash Fiction Day on the 27th June, we’re inviting writers to share their flash fiction with us. The Great Escape features genre fiction, with an emphasis on … Continue reading


Coming up in June 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 1st June 2015

Coming this June on The Great Escape: Wednesday 3rd June – Over the Edge – Two survivors find themselves stranded in the mountains after their bus goes over the edge of a ravine in this new short story by resident writer … Continue reading


Events News – June 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 25th May 2015

This is the Great Escape’s guide to things happening in the world of indie films, fiction, comics and the arts. We’ve pulled together a bunch of events for you to check out in June… In the World of Indie Film VidUKon, … Continue reading


TGE News – Convention Appearances in 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 20th May 2015

Over the rest of 2015 we’ll be attending a few comic conventions. If you’ve got tickets to any of the following, make sure you pop by our table and say hello! Cardiff Comic Expo – Saturday 27th June For one day … Continue reading


Coming up in May 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 4th May 2015

Coming up this May on The Great Escape: 6th May – Camp GenX: Part 4 – We return to the post-apocalyptic summer camp for a new instalment. Two young members of the camp find some mushrooms. 13th May – Checking … Continue reading


Coming up in April 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 6th April 2015

We’ve got some great new content lined up this month, check out what’s coming up over the next few weeks: 8th April – Henchman – a short story from TGE writer Chrissey Harrison. Security guard Jack Canning begins to suspect … Continue reading


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