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HAPPY 1 YEAR TO LUCENT DREAMING!

Can you believe we’re here? It’s amazing! On Halloween just gone we celebrated 1 year since we launched Lucent Dreaming online. Since then, we’ve printed 2 fantastic issues, published 24 incredible contributors, held a launch event, hosted three contests, changed websites, opened an Etsy shop and, most recently, started a Patreon page. We’ve learnt so much over the past year;

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Call for Short Story, Poetry and Artwork Submissions for Issue 3 of Lucent Dreaming

WE’RE OFFICIALLY OPEN FOR SHORT STORY, POETRY AND ARTWORK SUBMISSIONS FOR THE THIRD ISSUE OF LUCENT DREAMING. We’re looking for original, memorable, beautiful, imaginative and surreal fiction and artwork from new and emerging authors/artists worldwide. View our submission guidelines and read our blog post about the submissions we like best. Our theme is untold stories. Please help us spread the word! Lucent Dreaming

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Enter our Autumn Short Story Contest!

September is here and with NaNoWriMo and Lucent Dreaming issue 3 on the horizon, we have a challenge for the story story writers. We want to read your best, preferably fictional, untold stories. We’re looking for stories about secrets, stories hidden from ordinary view, stories from marginalised people and places. Our contest is free to enter and you could win

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Congratulations to our Summer Short Story Contest winners!

The Lucent Dreaming team congratulate our 1st prize winner Peter Burton with his story Tomorrow’s Possibilities and 2nd prize winner Tessa Byars with her story Save the Heart for Last. Their prizes, exclusive Lucent Dreaming merch and Amazon giftcards, have been sent and we look forward to seeing their work in print in our forthcoming issue 2! Excerpt from Tomorrow’s

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Enter our Summer Short Story Contest! [CLOSED FOR JUDGING]

CLOSED FOR JUDGING   Looking for a summer challenge? Try our short story contest! It’s free to enter and you could win an Amazon gift card, limited edition Lucent Dreaming merch and publication on our website. Our prompt is WONDER. Download Lucent Contest PDF or scroll down for full details/rules/terms and conditions You are invited to Lucent Dreaming’s summer short story

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Call for Short Story and Poetry Submissions for Issue 2 of Lucent Dreaming

We’re officially open for short story and poetry submissions for the second issue of Lucent Dreaming. We’re looking for original, memorable, beautiful, surreal and strange fiction from new and emerging authors worldwide. View our submission guidelines and read our blog post about the submissions we like best. Please help us spread the word!   Lucent Dreaming is an independent creative

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And the winners are…

Announcing our short story contest winners: 1st Prize went to Jane Dougherty’s In a Blue Barque and 2nd Prize to Baris Cansevgisi’s The Mouldy Loaf. Congratulations both! Find an excerpt from Jane’s story below (You’ll find the full story in our debut issue!) and Baris’ full story following after:   In a Blue Barque by Jane Dougherty They stole a

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