BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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Spring Travel Writing Competition for fiction and non fiction

Nowhere is an online magazine that celebrates its 10th birthday this year. It publishes literary travel writing which they define as narrative with a strong sense of place, character or … Continue reading

April 16, 2018 · 4 Comments

A shed load of writing competitions – all ending on New Year’s Eve

2017 Ernest Hemingway Prize for Flash Ficton Genre: Fiction up to 1500 words Prize: $200 and publication in Fiction Southeast Deadline: December 31, 2017 The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Genre: Short … Continue reading

December 18, 2017 · 4 Comments

Four and a half things to do in Dublin in 2016

I’ve been writing some travel features recently and I thought I’d share my recent trip to Dublin to visit the exhibitions and events remembering  Easter 1916 – the failed six … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · 3 Comments

Free International Travel Writing Competition

Writers anywhere can submit a travel essay to the Germany-based blog I Must Be Off! in its third annual travel writing competition. “If it’s about travel, we want to read … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 4 Comments

Want to be a travel writer?

Rough Guides are on the lookout for talented new authors for their online features section and have teamed up with Journeys are made @ gapyear.com to run a writing competition as … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · 11 Comments