BURNING MEMORIES JEANETTE STAMPONE THE HATE AND COAT AWARD I’m in a hypnotist’s office. How weird is that? The adults must be so desperate to fix me. I pull my jacket around my body and sink into the couch, waiting […]
Part 9 is due 6 November 2016
For Damon, the time has come to take the plunge.
A horror short story contest due 26 June 2016.
Win two tickets to see Australian author Charlotte Wood in this quickfire weekend competition due Friday 4 June.
A quickfire award about big and little things due 5 June
A collaborative award due 29 May 2016.
Sharpen your pencils! Part 1 of a nine part award due 22 May.
Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own. – Salvatore Quasimodo
The company takes what the company wants. A flash fiction comp due 8th May
Part 2 of this award asks authors to take a different perspective. All entries due 1st of May
It’s almost showtime and someone’s suffocated the souffle! Deadline 24 April.
Making sweet music together.
No Soup For You!
By the dead of a long night.
Come in peace, leave in pieces.
Failure is the condiment that gives success it’s flavour – Truman Capote
To infinity and beyond! – Buzz Lightyear
The seasoning is almost upon us. – Insidious voice in your head.
Along time ago on a weekend not so far away
And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. -Friedrich Nietzsche
Eleutheromania (n.) – An intense and irresistible desire for freedom.
Every story has a beginning, a hairline, and an end.
I would like to die on Mars. Just not on impact. – Elon Musk
And under no circumstances give two characters the same name – Every expert at fiction writing ever
“Whach yer louken at der fellar.” -Some Guy On The Train
The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children. -Jessica Lange
Dinner is served…..
The prodigal son has returned, the homecoming queen is crowned, and Gandalf is in town. But not everything is as it seems in this award about coming home.
Thousands of years from now have we reached the end of civilisation or just the beginning?