WINNERS! WINNERS! WINNERS!
Easter Competition - Easter Competition - Easter Competition
1st - Pippa's Easter - Ron Lucas
2nd - Tribute - Otto Fischer
3rd - Roadside Diner - Harold Malloy
These stories and other successful stories will feature in our
anthology. We received 81 entries in this competition and would
commend each and every participant.
READERS WORLD PRESENTS THE INSPIRATIONAL STORIES COMPETITION
Writers have until June 30th 2003 to submit their work.
Have you ever had a life changing moment? Sometimes
the smallest thing can open up unexpected paths through life,
and they can happen when you least expect it. Did you meet your
partner in a strange or unusual way? Ever felt that that fate
had stepped in and taken charge? Ever been lucky enough to meet
your guardian angel? If your answer is yes (or even if you feel
inspired to write us a creative piece based on an inspirational
idea), enter now!
1st prize $100 - 2nd
prize $75 - 3rd prize $50
REMEMBER include a cover sheet with your contact
details clearly listed (available within the RW magazine. The
word limit is 5,000 with no more than three entries accepted per
Include your entry fee (AU$6 for RW subscribers or AU$10 for non-subscribers)
then BE CREATIVE and rush your entries along with your entry fee
Contest @ Readers World
PO Box 776,
Scarborough WA 6919
JuneBug Short Story Competition
This competition is sponsored by
in association with LadybugLive
Rules for participation: All work must be
original writing by the author, who must have copyright to the
Work must be unpublished. (Published is defined as included in
a collection or publication for which a purchase or subscription
price is paid.)
Each entry must consist of three short stories, no more than 3,500
words each, by the same author.
All entries must be received by June 30 at 9 pm, US pacific
standard time, and must be in the form specified below.
Winning entries will be decided at the sole discretion of the
judges Tied entries shall be decided by Georgia Jones,
publisher of LadybugPress.
There are no restrictions on content except that material must
be "general audience." Any genre or voice is acceptable
We're looking for good writing and good stories.
How to enter: Entries must be sent by email
or email attachment by the date/time indicated above. The
subject line must include the words: JuneBug Competition.
Messages without that header may not be opened! If you use an
older Mac, please copy your stories into the body of an email
or save them in RTF format and send as an attached file.
Entries must be in English and no more than 3,500 words per story,
and must consist of three stories. Spelling, grammar, and good
story structure will be considered, along with creativity and
sustained quality (for the Grand Prize).
This year, we are adding extra categories:
In addition to best overall short story and best collection,
we will be looking for the best:
- short story in verse
- story which features a ladybug
- story with all female characters
The overall Grand Prize will be publication of a Books on CD (Download
a sample from our most recent release.) collection of the author's
short stories. This prize is separate from the best overall short
story prize and is for the best three stories appropriate as the
basis for a collection. In addition to LadybugPress publishing
your book, an interview with you will be featured in a special
JuneBug issue of LadybugFlights and you will receive six months
free membership in the new, private workshop area of the Writer's
Room, scheduled to premier in June.
First Prize, for the best individual story, is publication
in a special edition of LadybugFlights, ISSN: 1530-5775, the opportunity
to read your story (or have your story read) on "OnStoryLine"
on LadybugLive, and six months free membership in the new, private
workshop area of the Writer's Room, scheduled to premier in June.
Special Category Prizes, for the best in the special
categories, publication in a special edition of LadybugFlights,
ISSN: 1530-5775, and six months free membership in the new, private
workshop area of the Writer's Room, scheduled to premier in June.
Each entrant will receive three months free access
to the new, private workshop area of the Writer's Room (6 months
for the prize winners), scheduled to premier in June, and a special
Ladybug gift, toys and trinkets of a ladybug nature This
is a grab bag prize and will be a surprise!
The Making Mundaring Writing Competition
Closing Date: Thursday, July 31, 2003
KSP Writers' Centre
11 Old York Road, Greenmount WA 6056
KSP and the Shire of Mundaring, WA, invites past and present
residents, researchers, historians, biographers - writers of all
ages, to help celebrate the Centenary of Mundaring.
A community's lifestyle, atmosphere, progress and character, heroes
and scoundrels are shaped over time by the combined efforts of
its residents and their local government.
Send us your stories - fictional, anecdotal, biographical, personal
or historical demonstrating this dynamic partnership in Mundaring's
first 100 years. The link may be broad, or specific.
Entry is free in this National competition, generously sponsored
by Mundaring business Aceware Programming with promotional assistance
from the Mundaring and Hills Historical Society.
There is no limit to the number of entries per writer. No official
Entry Form is required, but please check full Conditions before
Sections: Open - no age limit; Youth - 13-18 years; Junior -
Word counts: Open - 1000-3000 words, Youth - 250-1500 words,
Junior - 50-500 words.
Prizes: Open - 1st - $125 + 6 KSP Workshops; 2nd - 6 KSP Workshops.
Youth - 1st - $75 + 6 KSP Youth Tutor Sessions; 2nd - 6 Youth
Junior - 1st - $50 + 6 KSP Youth Tutor Sessions; 2nd - 6 Youth
Certificates of Commendation will also be awarded.
**Please note: KSP Workshop and Youth Tutor Session voucher prizes
valid to end
2004 and are not redeemable for cash.
Cover sheet, stapled to ms, to note Name of competition, Section
entered, title of work, word count, and age of entrant if Youth
or Junior. Writer's name must not appear on work.
Separate sheet to note Name of Competition, Section entered,
title of work,
word count, and full contact details of entrant, plus age if Youth
or Junior entrant.
Award winners will be officially announced and celebrated on
Sunday, September 14
at 3 pm at the KSP Writers Centre in Greenmount, WA.
Copyright remains with author, but the Shire of Mundaring will
retain entry copies for their archives and possible publication,
or display, with acknowledgement to the author.
Send SSAE, or Email email@example.com
for full conditions, or see
Naked Theatre Company presents
Write Now! 2003 young playwrights competition for short
3 winners receive:
Production at The Old Fitzroy Hotel Theatre, Woolloomooloo NSW
Critique dinner with playwright David Williamson
Naked Theatre Company has launched its 4th annual young playwrights
competition! Entrants from across Australia can submit a short
play to Write Now! for the chance to have their play transformed
from a script to a full production with the support of some of
Australias finest advisors and playwrights.
The plays will be judged by a selected panel of industry professionals
including actor Rose Byrne, actor/director Jeremy Simms, and actor/writer
The 10 finalists plays will have a staged reading for the public
at the Old Fitzroy Hotel, Woolloomooloo in July 2003. 3 winners
will be chosen for further workshopping and development, including
a critique dinner with celebrated playwright David Williamson.
In December 2003 the Old Fitzroy Hotel will again play host to
the 3 winning short plays season TOP SHORTS, featuring some of
Sydneys best up and coming actors, directors and designers.
Playwrights aged 18 to 30 year olds
Plays 30 pages or less
Deadline 20th of June 2003
$10 entry fee
Send play to NTC, PO Box 3048 Tamarama NSW 2026
For online entry form & details go to www.nakedtheatrecompany.com.au
Mudgee Valley Writers Inc
9th Biannual Literary Competition
Closing Date: July 31st 2003
Adult section: Rhyming poem, max 60 lines
Short story, max 2000 words.
Novice section: For adults who have never received any award monetary
or certificate. Short story or poem as above.
Junior: under 11 and Junior 11-16: Story, max 1000 words and rhyming
poetry, max 40 lines.
Entry fee: Adults $3 per entry; Juniors Free
Prizes: Adults: 1st - $100 plus trophy: 2nd - $50. Junior:
1st and 2nd - trophies.
Highly commended and Commended certificates. Normal competition
Entry form available but not essential. If required send SSAE.
Competition entries to: Competition Secretary, PO Box 356, Mudgee
your writers' group is running a competition, please email
us with the details and we will advertise it in this section