WINNER of the Second Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest

I’ve won a competition! Yaay! OK, so it’s actually a competition for writing terrible poetry (on purpose, in case you thought this is my usual standard). The very wonderful Chelsea Owens has started a Weekly Terrible Poetry contest and it is a LOT of fun. This week’s topic was “Sour Grapes” and several budding poor poets immediately dived into the nearest barrel and began scraping. … Continue reading WINNER of the Second Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest

Runner-up in Letter Writing Competition!

It’s been a while since I achieved any of the top places in writing competitions, not that I enter that many. And okay, so this is a competition run by my writing group, but it was independently judged by historical fiction author, Clare Harvey. I entered two pieces in the letter writing competition, one that was a personal thank you to an inspirational author and … Continue reading Runner-up in Letter Writing Competition!

Flash Fiction Competition 2018

Originally posted on Fosseway Writers:
? We are pleased to announce the launch of our annual Flash Fiction competition on the theme of ‘JOURNEY’. This year you’ve got a massive 200 words to play with, but remember: this is a limit, not a target! If you can nail the perfect ‘Journey’ micro story or vignette in 50 words, perhaps that’s all you need. The competition… Continue reading Flash Fiction Competition 2018

Local Writing Competition! “Newark Stories from the Past”

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? Fosseway Writers are pleased to announce the launch of a new competition for writers in the Newark area. In conjunction with the organisers of the annual Newark Book Festival, we want to see more of the creative talent within our local area and therefore are launching the Joan Stephenson Trophy competition in honour of a long-standing member of the group… Continue reading Local Writing Competition! “Newark Stories from the Past”

Poetry Competition 2018

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We are pleased to announce the launch of our annual poetry competition on the theme of ‘FLIGHT’. The competition is open to all-comers with cash prizes for the top three, plus an extra prize for the top local poet. We’re delighted to have Leanne Moden as our judge and she will be announcing the winners at Knights Court in Newark… Continue reading Poetry Competition 2018