BRIDGET WHELAN writer

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September Competitions, Jobs and Opportunities for Writers

COMPETITIONS Grindstone International Poetry Prize – worldwide Grand Prize: £500 Runner Up: £50 Shortlist: Publication Line Limit: 40 Theme: Open Entry Fee: £10.00 Grindstone International Short Story Prize – Grand … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 · 2 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

Announcing the birth of something completely different in creative writing…

I’ve taught writing in art galleries and museums, draughty church halls and university lecture theatres. I’ve met some amazing people and I’m proud to say that I am still in … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · 4 Comments

International Writing Competition for Young People

INKHEAD are a group of writers in London who run creative writing workshops for young writers. Every year they also run a worldwide short story competition for young people between … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 7 Comments

Is this the month self-publishing becomes respectable in the UK?

The Guardian newspaper has joined with publisher Legend Times to offer a monthly literary prize to the best self-published novels written in the English language – translations are also eligible. … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 23 Comments

WRITER BEWARE! hunting down scams and writing pitfalls — Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers

I’ve just discovered a long established American website that performs a great public service to writers across the world. Although sponsored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment