As well as reading, I’ve been writing fiction (and, in the past, plays and poetry) for many years. I’ve not been very good at submitting my writing to places, but recently I decided to submit an old short story to a writing competition on a whim. I was placed fourth! Luckily for me, this meant a cash prize, and publication on the competition website. You can read the story here, if you like.
I hope this won’t be the one and only place that my stories ever appear. This win gave me a real confidence boost, and I hope to start submitting more (and writing more). Watch this space.