Tag Archives: writing


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


Follow Friday – Critique Circle

Posted by Chrissey - 5th June 2015

Critique Circle is an Icelandic based site where writers can share work for feedback. The site works on a credits system to ensure reciprocity. Each time someone provides a critique of another writer’s work they earn a credit which they can … Continue reading


Follow Friday – Thrill Writing / Fiona Quinn

Posted by Chrissey - 22nd May 2015

This week’s Follow Friday goes out to Fiona Quinn and her blog Thrill Writing – Helping writers write it right. Thrill Writing brings together resources and articles on the types of things writers need to know in order to write good … 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


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


Are you ready for Camp?

Posted by Chrissey - 23rd March 2015

The first session of Camp NaNoWriMo 2015 is just 10 days away! Writers, are you ready for camp? Camp NaNoWriMo is run a little differently from the November challenge. Writers are invited to bring any kind of writing project they … Continue reading


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


“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


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