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Heather Haigh - Writer 

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Heather is a sight-impaired spoonie and emerging working-class writer, from Yorkshire, England. Her words have been published by various Literary journals and by Yours Fiction Magazine.

When not writing, Heather enjoys yarn crafts, nature, and most of all family and friends.

Heather is a proud member of WritersHQ




Quiet as a Mouse - Winner of the Globe Soup Micro competition July 23

This House Knows - Flash Fiction shortlisted with Free Flash Fiction

Vampirism in One Week - the Plan - NFFD Write-in.

The Shiny People - a short story in 'Others and Different' published by A Coup of Owls.

We Call it Home - a micro published with 50-word stories

Little Billy Come Home - A short story published with Pure Slush in Home vol 7.

The Last cut - A flash published in Anansi Archives Volume 5

Bloody Women - A flash published with Fictive Dream

There's a Thrush Singing in the Garden - A short story published in Mono Literary journal, issue 3.

At the End of the Day - A short story published in the Hysteria 9 anthology.

Last Lunch with Grandpa- A drabble published as a Globe soup contest finalist.

Starfish - A poem published in 'Confessions of a Clockwalker - Anansi Archives Vol 4

A Good Girl Would Pray For You - New Feathers Anthology

The Painter of Lies and Truths - Published with Reflex Fiction

A Date in the lost town of Rovaiolo Vecchio - A hybrid poem published online with Full House Literary.

Cleaved - a drabble published online with Globe Soup.

If You Hear my Lullabye - a piece of Flash published by Reflex Fiction.

Embers - A piece of flash published online with Cafe Lit.

A Drop of Courage - Short Story published by Horned Things.

The Real Bogeyman - Flash piece in National FlashFlood Day

And Maybe You Died Laughing - Short story in Anansi Archives volume 2, Gambles and balances   

Two Worlds Collide - Short story in Hysteria 8 anthology

The Woman who Lived on the Edge - Black Moon Magazine

The Smell of Copper Salt and Urine is Preferable to the Smell of Shit - Flash Fiction Magazine

Anna is Gone - Everyday Fiction

News and Events

Awards and Achievements

Winner of the Globe Soup Monthly Micro Challenge - July 23

Best in Genre - Globe Soup 7 day Challenge #9. Spring 23

Top pick in the Globe Soup Darkness Drabble competition - Aug 22

Honourable Mention from Flash 500 - Spring 22
Shortlisted with Free Flash Fiction - Competition Sixteen - Jun 23

Shortlisted with Northern Gravy - Nov 22, Feb 23, May 23

Shortlisted in the Cranked Anvil Short Story competition - July 22

Shortlisted in Retreat West Quarterly Flash Competition - Spring 22, Autumn 22

Longlisted with Northern Gravy - 21, Spring 22, Summer 22

Longlisted In City Nonfiction Flash competition - 21

Longlisted in Globe Soup Seven Day Writing Competition - 21

Longlisted in Free Flash Fiction competition - March 22, April 22, Nov 22
Longlisted in AWC Furious Fiction competition July 22
Longlisted in Lucent Dreaming Flash Competition 22

Longlised in Retreat West's monthly Micro Competition - September 22, May 23
Longlisted in Pigeon Review Flash Competiton 22

Longlisted in The Strand international Flash Fiction Competition Jun 23
Longlisted in Flash 500 Jan 23, July 23
Nominated for Best of the Net 22

Awards an Achevements

Courses and workshops I enjoyed

The following are some of the  courses and workshops I have completed which I thoroughly recommend:

Writers HQ courses:

Writing Short Stories

Beginners Guide to Flash

Editing 101

Making People
Short Fiction mini masterclass

Lucent Dreaming Writers Workshops :

Hopeful Stories by Matt Kendrick

Matt Kendrick Workshops:

Characters in Crisis

Retreat West Zoom Workshops:

Writing the Child's Pov with Martha Lane
Building Fictional Worlds with Amanda Saint

Nailing the Character with Debbi Voisey

Dr Stephanie Carty:

Psychology of Writing.  Check out Stephanie on Twitter. 

Globe Soup

18 week short story course. Work at your own pace.  I found this really helpful and great value.

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