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Sunday, 22 March 2020

Uplifting stories for crazy times

Fran Tracey and Julia Underwood have set up a new Facebook group offering free cheery reads to help distract ourselves from virus related worries. They say 'we are always looking for new published authors. Pm the admins for details.' 

If you do decide to offer a story, keep in mind that according to Facebook's terms you're technically giving them non-exclusive copyright and won't be able to sell the story or offer it into a competition as unpublished.

I've contributed a daft little piece, and Ginny Swart has a fun story there  to help get things going. New stories will be added periodically.

You can join the group here.

9 comments:

ados123 said...

Thanks. Have asked to join!
Alyson

Jenny Worstall said...

Great! I have joined the group. I can comment, but not post, which is strange.

Sharon boothroyd said...

I think Fran and Julia want to read, check (and sometimes edit) stories first before posting, Jenny, which make sense to me. It's such a fab idea!

Writingfran said...

Yes that's right, Sharon. I've replied to Jenny too. It's a community for writers and readers. Thanks for your post, Patsy.

Jenny Worstall said...

Thanks everyone! I have a story on there now. I have really enjoyed reading everyone's stories.

Celia said...

I dinnae do FaceBook, but the rest of you - have a guid time
TTFN
C

Bendywriter said...

Good stories to make you smile. Thanks.

carrie said...


It's a great idea of Fran and Julia's. I've got one story up on there, and plan to send more. Anything we can do to bring a smile in these awful times is welcoming. I've loved reading the stories already posted on there so far, so well done for bringing some cheer :)

Ann W said...

Lovely stories that make a great start to my day