March 2014 archive

Annual Events Calendar 2014

For those of you who like to plan ahead, take a look at our schedule of events for 2014. DAY MONTH EVENT INFORMATION 18 31 January January Meeting          Competition: First Chapter of a Novel Westville Library  (F1/G3) competitions.sawc@gmail.co.za 15 28 February February Annual General Meeting Competition:  Poetry/Flash Fiction Westville Library  (F1/G3) *Business *Speaker   *Finger […]

March 2014: Crime Short Story entries

The winners of our Crime Short Story competition are: 1.Pat Clur with Watchman on the Wall 2.Ron Hancock with Final Appointment 3.Wendy Greeff with Mistaken Identity Highly Commended: Jay Balwanth with Dangerous Rhetoric   Here are our entries for the March Crime Short Story competition. Results will be added once we have them. Our Crime […]

Fantasy Short Story News

What exciting news we have! This year’s Fantasy Short Story competition is being proudly sponsored by Fox & Raven publishers, an upstart indie publisher making waves in the writing world. In the short time they have been in business they have produced an impressive catalogue of work. Check out their awesome website for more details […]

February 2014 Poetry Entries

Here are the titles of the poetry entries for the February poetry competition. We will post the names of the winners as soon as we have them. Alzheimer Arisen Diamond Necklace, The Disclaimer Epiphany of a young Teacher Hands that broke the Bread, The Letters Night, The On the Occasion of a Birthday Operation, The […]

February 2014 Flash Fiction Competition Entries

Here are the flash fiction results! Christopher Conrady with To personify or not to personify, that is the question Jeff Glazierwith The Diamond Necklace: The missing Link Wendy Greeff with The Diamond Necklace: The Key Here are the entries for our February Flash Fiction competition. We have labelled them by pseudonym only, as all the […]

Dec 2013/Jan 2014 First Chapter of a Novel Judge’s Report

First Chapter of a Novel, January 2014 Judge’s General Report There were 17 entries for this competition, which was encouraging, considering the technical difficulties that make it a most demanding one. What are the requirements for a successful entry? Starting with basic principles, one must remember that readers of fiction want to be entertained. So, […]