Tag Archives: writing


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


An Interview with Creator of Stories Space, Lisa

Posted by Chrissey - 4th September 2012

This week we have the pleasure of introducing Lisa from Stories Space. Her site is one of the fastest growing fiction sharing sites on the net and she’s here to tell us why we should stop by and take a … 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


Chrissey’s Writing Tips #5

Posted by Chrissey - 9th April 2012

AS REAL AS CAN BE – Character Profiling and Development If asked what makes a good story, a lot of people would answer, good characters. We like to read about people we can empathise with or despise. A good character … Continue reading


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