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Spooky Writing Competition: Update

Earlier this year I posted about a writing competition run by Swansea and District Writers’ Circle, with winners receiving cash prizes and inclusion in an anthology to be released later in the year. 250 more words


Announcing our Shortlisted Entries

The shortlist for Umoja Writing Competition is decided by our judge Deb Lawrence who is a wonderful educator and deputy principal and myself. Thanks again to Deb for being involved in the… 80 more words

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"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses – I need someone to test these medications on"

By Sameer Sharma, Writing Competition Second Prize 2016

Topic 2: Write a persuasive piece detailing your controversial opinion on a contentious topic

It’s enjoyable to attack corporations that prey on human frailty. 1,303 more words

Thrilled to be long-listed for the Lane Cove Literary Award with my short story Now Arriving At. It’s a fantastic feeling to have my work recognised.

Wise words from Eudora Welty

Here’s a thought from a prolific writer, about one of the things that we might not have expected, but can get from life-writing.

I never in my wildest dreams thought I would write anything autobiographical. 

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Let's Blitz Again - October 2016 #6

I skipped a post because I spent last night cleaning vegetables I had harvested from the garden, but I dd get submissions off for yesterday and today and organized my “What I have available for submission” list.   180 more words


October's Flash Fiction Guest Judge

October’s Flash Fiction Guest Judge is…

Jennifer Lloyd!

Jennifer R. Lloyd is a former journalist and longtime logophile. No longer churning words into newsprint on the daily, she sweats out the demons in South Texas or purges them onto the page. 16 more words

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