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Great Escape and Hellbound Media at Cardiff Comic Expo

Posted by Chrissey - 1st March 2013

This weekend we’ll be appearing at Cardiff Comic Expo for the second year running. This year we will, once again, be exhibiting alongside Hellbound Media comics, creators of Mandy and the Monster, Kiss Me Deadly and Faith Healers. They’ll be … Continue reading


Three Poems of Escape

Posted by Chrissey - 29th October 2012

The following collection of poems are the winners and runners up from our “Escape” micro fiction vs poetry contest (Sept-Oct 2012).  Competition entrants were asked to write no more than 150 words with the theme of “escape”. For more details … Continue reading


Micro Fiction Vol 2 : Escape

Posted by Chrissey - 22nd October 2012

The following collection of micro fiction stories are the winners and runners up from our “Escape” micro fiction vs poetry contest (Sept-Oct 2012).  Competition entrants were asked to write 150 words with the theme of “escape”. For more details about … Continue reading


“Escape” Micro Fiction vs Poetry Contest Winners Announced

Posted by Chrissey - 22nd October 2012

Our “Escape” writing contest for micro fiction and poetry received a record 29 entries from 24 different writers. We’d like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who took part and helped make this the best and most exciting … Continue reading


Win a signed copy of Jonathan Coulton’s “JoCo Looks Back”!

Posted by Chrissey - 28th September 2012

Musician, singer-songwriter and all-round internet superstar Jonathan Coulton, famous for such songs as ‘Code Monkey‘, ‘Re: Your Brains‘ and ‘Still Alive‘ from the ‘Portal’ video game, swung by our neck of the woods last weekend as part of his third … Continue reading


“ESCAPE” Microfiction vs Poetry Competition

Posted by Chrissey - 19th September 2012

Listen up, writers, we have a competition running! Are you team Micro Fiction or team Poetry? Join in the battle of the short form literature by entering your work into our competition. The team with the most entries will be … Continue reading


An Interview with Author Steve McHugh & Book Giveaway

Posted by Chrissey - 4th May 2012

This week The Great Escape welcomes, Steve McHugh, author of Crimes Against Magic, his debut urban fantasy novel. Set in modern day London but with a host of historical and fantasy characters, the story creates a world in which the … Continue reading


Art Competition deadline extended to 28th May!

Posted by Rich - 2nd May 2012

Good news! Due to a combination of heavy workloads, new jobs and a general failure to properly advertise, the deadline for entries to the Art Competition has been extended to Monday, the 28th of May. So check out the rules … Continue reading


Announcing our Story Illustration Art Contest

Posted by Chrissey - 6th March 2012

Our recent short story contest have been a great success. Now we want to try something different. We’d like to see what all you artists out there can do in an illustration competition. Choose any of the stories or poems … Continue reading


Valentine’s Writing Competition

Posted by Chrissey - 5th January 2012

It’s time for another writing competition. This time we’re looking for romance. Send us a short, romantic story (1,500 words) including a spilled drink and a case of mistaken identity for your chance to win £10 Amazon vouchers or cash … Continue reading


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