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Flash Competition – Winner gets to write where Hemingway did!

Great Flash Fiction Competition to win a three week writing retreat to the Florida Keys, spending part of the time writing in the same room as Hemingway. 500 words max. with only one entry per person and no entry fee. An amazing … Continue reading

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2015 Storgy Short Story Competition

Sorry I have been offline for so long (will tell you about that in another post). Thought you might like to know, the 2015 Storgy Short Story Competition is open for submissions, until December 30th 2015. Submission must be under 5000 words. … Continue reading

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Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition

Applications are open for the 2015 Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition. Two writers will win a $1000 cash prize for a piece of short fiction or creative non-fiction (2000-3000 word limit). Two runners up will also receive prizes of … Continue reading

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Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers

All you young ones out there (under 30s) check out the The Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers. They are looking for longer pieces – 5,000 – 10,000 words. Great prizes – $1500; plus meeting with  a publisher or editor, who will … Continue reading

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Calling All Fiction Writers! – The Big Issue

The Big Issue is looking for fiction (between 300 and 2500 words) for their 2015 Fiction Edition. With the chance to be published alongside some very well established writers (TBA), last year’s edition had a circulation close to 30,000, nationally. Entries (by … Continue reading

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Overland journal – call for submissions

It’s the last two days for submission to Overland, for a special editions for new and emerging writers! QUICK!!!!!! They want your fiction! If you have yet to publish your first novel or collection, then this is the competition for … Continue reading

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Procrastination confessions

I have been ‘doing’ a PhD for 3 years now and in that time I have become an expert in the art of procrastination. I thought you might like it know it is possible to complete (almost) a PhD and … Continue reading

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Best Australian Science Writing 2015 – call for submissions

Newsouth’s anthology, The Best Australian Science Writing, is open for submissions until the 31st March, 2015. They are “looking for science writing from all corners and dimensions of science; from the big picture to the intimately personal; from scientists and non-scientists; … Continue reading

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