Category Archives: Interviews

Interview with prize-winning author Vanessa Gebbie

To tie-in with National Short Story week, I interviewed top prize-winning author Vanessa Gebbie. Can you tell us a bit about the new collection ‘Storm Warning’? It’s a collection of short stories and flash fiction, and it’s themed. The subtitle … Continue reading

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Interview with Lorraine Mace from the Flash500 competition

Lorraine Mace is a columnist with Writing Magazine and deputy editor and writing agony aunt for Words with JAM. Winner of the Petra Kenney International Poetry Award (comic verse category), she writes fiction for the women’s magazine market, features for … Continue reading

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Interview with Tom Vowler

Tom Vowler has just been awarded the Scott Prize, an international annual prize for a first collection of short stories by a single author. Congratulations on winning the Scott Prize. How did it all come about? Thanks, Michelle. I wrote … Continue reading

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Interview with Keris Stainton

With only 7 days to go until the start of this year’s NaNoWriMo, I interviewed YA author Keris Stainton about her NaNo experiences. Keris Stainton’s first book for young adults, Della Says: OMG!, came out in May. Her second, set … Continue reading

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Interview with Lindsey Grant from NaNoWriMo

As the preparation gets underway for this year’s NaNoWriMo, I chatted with Lindsey Grant, their Programme Director. Welcome to Winning Words, Lindsey! Can you start by telling us a bit about the history of NaNoWriMo and how it’s grown? LG: … Continue reading

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