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Feeling the Love?

The wonderful Inkerman and Blunt are looking for submissions for their next anthology – Australian Love Letters. One submission per author. Max 2,500 words (no minimum YAY!) Hard copy submission only (the old snail mail variety – how romantic!) Closes 29th … Continue reading

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When life hands you lemons…..

One of my supervisors said to me: In the time it takes to do a PhD, statistically, one or more major life events are sure to happen to you – births, deaths, marriages, relationship breakdowns, moving house, etc. I got the … Continue reading

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Check Out The Lifted Brow

Big news over at The Lifted Brow: with a great experimental non-fiction prize and submissions open for their relaunched print magazine editions (fiction and non-fiction). It is a fantastic opportunity if you have the right kind of piece. Their guidelines are  pretty generous so, if … Continue reading

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Spineless Wonders – Flash Fiction Competition

The wonderful ladies at Spineless Wonders are calling for submissions for the 2015 Joanne Burns Award. They are looking for pieces under 200 words (YAY!!!!). With the winner bagging a nice cash prize and all worthy entries getting publication in one the only Australian anthologies dedicated … Continue reading

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Get your writing out there…

Four rejections, so far, and no acceptances… Starting to feel like a real writer. For other the creative writers, there are many opportunities for publication – the first step though is to get your work out there. Here is a … Continue reading

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A little bit of rejection…

I am pretty new to this multiple rejection kind of thing, so it is a little bit painful, and that is only with two rejections, so far. The rejection letters have been very sweet. Seizure sent a nice one about working … Continue reading

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David Harold Tribe Fiction Prize – now open

Here is another competition – open to all Aussie residents and conducted by the School of Letters Arts and Media, The University of Sydney – The David Harold Tribe Fiction Prize. There is also a poetry prize, but it is not currently … Continue reading

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Sending Out Creative Work to Publishers

I am challenging myself to send some creative work out to publishers, so yesterday I sent out four pieces, and it took me most of the day. Here’s why…. 1) I had no idea where the best place was to send … Continue reading

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