Monday Roundup!

This week’s Monday Roundup focuses on submissions and contains a lot more poetry! And don’t forget some of the competitions deadlines are today so make sure you get your entries in on time! As always, contact us with anything you feel should be included! Submission Calls The Incubator Journal Deadline: June; fiction. one scene plays…

Monday Roundup!

This week’s Monday Roundup has a lot more poetry and a few more flash fiction competitions (including our “101” competition. Only nine hours left to enter! We just couldn’t resist reminding you). It has a couple more novel competitions and some really good submissions opportunities! Hopefully, you’ll find something that suits whatever you’re writing. We’ve…

Monday roundup

Welcome to our new Monday roundup, where every week we’ll have info on upcoming competitions and other submissions opportunities for writers! If there are any submissions or competitions you feel should be included, do contact us and let us know! Submission Calls Writer Igniter The current theme is ORIGINS, must use a prompt from www.writerigniter.com…

Q&A: Dave Lordan

Our new Q&A series with facilitators at and friends of Big Smoke continues with Dave Lordan, who teaches on our Dublin Young Authors programme as well as offering courses for adults. What do you like best about teaching creative writing? Meeting so many different people and personalities who have so many different stories to tell…

Q&A: Kate Quigley

Our new Q&A series with facilitators at and friends of Big Smoke continues with Kate Quigley, who works with us on events and our Inverse programme. What’s the best and worst advice you’ve ever got in a writing workshop? I think that workshops are very progressive things & you need to go in with the…

Q&A: Jessica Traynor

Welcome to our new Q&A series, where we’ll be talking to facilitators at and friends of Big Smoke to find out what they’re up to. First up is Jessica Traynor. What do you like best about teaching creative writing? I love those moments in which you feel what you’re trying to impart is really landing…