The winner of our short story category in the Hysteria Writing Competition 2015 was Shauna Mackay with her story called No Odysseus.
Our Flash Fiction category winning entry in the Hysteria 2015 writing competition was He Loves Me, Not by Gayle Letherby.
For the last two years, and going forward, we’ve had three categories in the the Hysteria Writing Competition; Short Stories, Flash Fiction and Poetry. I’d like to share the winning entry in the of the Hysteria 2015 Poetry Category. It’s called The Weight of Glass and is written by Sue Spiers.
Ta da …. drum roll please … it gives me great pleasure to be able to finally announce the overall category winners of the Hysteria 2015 Writing Competition. Their wins are very well deserved and perfectly capture some simple insights into the lives of women today.
I’m pleased to announce the Hysteria 2015 judges. This year we’ve been extremely lucky to have a wonderful group of judges which means they have the luxury of only working on a single category, instead of all the entries as in previous years.
Want to submit a poem to the Hysteria Writing Competition? Here’s advice from our Writer in Residence. I’m not a poet, says Bridget Whelan, but I’ve read enough bad poetry to know what to avoid…
Flash Fiction goes by many names: micro fiction, sudden fiction, short short stories, skinny stories (no fat allowed) and postcard fiction. I gather in China it translates to a palm-sized smoke because it should only last as long as a cigarette (thanks Wikipedia).
I recently came across the WikiHow entry on how to write a short story. The actual article contains good advice, but I arched an eyebrow when I read the introduction.
I’m delighted to be asked to be writer in residence during their annual writing competition. I am going to blog every month about the kind of things that emerging writers need to consider – how to find original ideas, how to craft a sentence or a line of poetry that sings on the page and…