Tag Archives: fiction


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


Events News – August 2015

Posted by Rich - 27th July 2015

Welcome to August’s installment of our guide to what’s happening in the world of films, fiction, comics and arts outside of the world of The Great Escape. Indie Film Festivals The Adventure Travel UK Film Festival, London (14th-16th August 2015) – devoted to … Continue reading


Follow Friday – 101 Words

Posted by Rich - 24th July 2015

101 Words is a site devoted to user-submitted short stories that are exactly one-hundred-and-one words long. Site creator Shannon started writing 101-word stories for their site back in 2005, but it wasn’t until 2007 when the site really came into its … 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 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


Follow Friday – Open Books

Posted by Chrissey - 1st May 2015

Openbooks.com is an eBook distribution platform with a new approach; a pay-what-you-want transaction model. In other words, readers can download and read great fiction for free, and while authors and publishers can set a guide price, it is just that. … Continue reading


Fiction Industry News – 8 trends in publishing

Posted by Chrissey - 20th April 2015

Is a book an object or information? There was a time when it was inseparably both, but now, it doesn’t have to be. The digital revolution of the last two decades has shaken up the world of publishing in a … Continue reading


Follow Friday – Writer’s Digest

Posted by Chrissey - 17th April 2015

The US magazine Writer’s Digest is the seminal publication for all things writing and publishing. For more than 90 years, they have been publishing books, magazines, competitions, conferences and  education materials for writers who want to polish their skills and … 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


Follow Friday – Microfiction Monday Magazine

Posted by Chrissey - 27th March 2015

Short fiction that packs a punch! Microfiction Monday Magazine publishes a selection of snappy fiction of 100 words or less on the first Monday of each month. You can find a great selection of stories to enjoy in their archive … Continue reading


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