1. Here's a possible market for your short stories, especially the 3-6000 worders - Cracked Eye publish stories of all genres, and pay their authors (though I don't know how much).
2. The Bath Novel award 2015 has just opened for entries:
The Bath Novel Award www.bathnovelaward.co.uk
International competition for aspiring and self published writers
£1000 1st prize
Shortlist Judge Mildred Yuan, Literary Agent (United Agents)
First 5000 words and synopsis
£20 entry fee
Full details www.bathnovelaward.co.uk
3. Ireland's Own fiction editor Phil Murphy is retiring. From now on submissions should be sent to Sean Nolan email@example.com but best to wait till mid September as there is a bit of a back log. With thanks to Sue B for passing this news on.
Finally, if you have any information of interest to womag writers, please do contact me on the link above. I don't write short stories myself any more and am losing touch with what's going on in womag world, though I do want to keep this blog going! So I'm relying on you lovely blog readers to pass on snippets for me to publish on this blog.