March Toot Your Flute

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Author: SarahWHQ

In the very wise words of Pingu: “Noot noot! toot your flute!”

Pingu clapping

A place for all your writerly wins, achievements, publications, goals smashed, small victories and big news.

With no more preamble necessary, let us get on with The Tooting.

(PS if you want your name in the April toots, please make sure you post your wins in the April toots thread on the forum.)

(PPS If we missed you off the list, we are extreeeeemely sorry. Give us a nudge via the usual channels, and we’ll add you in).

Jude Potts received an acceptance from Does It have Pockets and Witcraft, and has a piece in the Urban Pigs Hunger anthology which is raising money for the FIND food bank in Suffolk.

Vicky Heath had Two stories selected by Fictionette and a micro published by Paragraph Planet.

Kati Bumbera appears on the cover of Apex Magazine and had an editor comment that a reader contacted them about a micro that was published in Does It Have Pockets to tell them how much they’d loved it!

Sarah Masters received an acceptance from Roi Fainéant for a flash story and had an FFO story Hero slays dragon – or not accepted by Witcraft.

David Higham had You Sent Me Flowers published in Write Time Anthology Three.

Elle Boyd has an acceptance for the story Aperture for publication in the Garfield Lake Review’s annual issue.

Maggie Sherrit won a local writing group’s short story trophy and had a FF published in Write Time Anthology Three.

Naomi Brotherton read out a flash piece without having crippling stage fright and had a piece published by Ink, Sweat & Tears.

Teresa Renton won first prize in Vocal Media’s Inverse Poem challenge.

Angela Fitzpatrick was longlisted in the Farnham Flash competition for a piece written during Flash NaNo.

Zeina Abi Ghosn has a story featured in Alien Buddah Press which started off as an FFO prompt from Novemeber!

Lizzie Eldridge is featured in Alien Buddah Press.

Alison Wassell has a micro that began life in FFO in Ink Sweat And Tears, an acceptance from The Broken Spine, and has also been longlisted by Northern Gravy.

Arlette Manasseh has been longlisted by the Children’s Editor for Northern Gravy and received an acceptance by Ink Sweat and Tears.

Marie Louise McGuinness had a story accepted by Witcraft and stories up on Bull and Milk Candy Review.

Jane Mooney has been longlisted by Northern Gravy.

Sophie Thompson was runner up in the Farnham Flash Fiction Competition.

Heather Haig helped set up a local writing group that was a big success and was shortlisted for the 6-word wonders micro competition.

Alice Billen has had a story that started life in FFO accepted by Wyld Craft.

Catherine Russell signed a contract to write a book!

Karen Arnold received a yes from Roi Fainéant.

Billie-Leigh Burns had another story on 50 words.

Dot Buchanan had a second piece accepted by Pure Slush for their next anthology on Retirement.

Terry Holland received an acceptance from Witcraft and has a poem published by Alien Buddha Press.

Sonya D joined WHQ, completed the 5 day productivity course, was inspired to write, and submitted a piece of flash fiction!

Steven Stilbech had a micro (Four Millimetres) chosen for Aureation Zine’s  April call Tiny Things.

Kendra Jackson has a Flash Nano piece called Dying for a Story in Issue 6 – Influencers and Bad Girls! – from Alice says go f**k yourself.

Mairead Robinson won the Retreat West Monthly Micro prize, and the people’s prize.

Omg wow, you guys are the absolute literal, figurative, complete BEST. Well frikken done. 

And like we said up there, if you want your name in the April toots, please make sure you post your wins in the April toots thread on the forum. OKAY BYE NOW. 

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