October 2014 archive

Winning August Entry

Fake Diamonds Forever By Dorothy Meyer   (Judged by Felicity Keats) The jewellery store had been particularly busy. Shirley felt smothered by the December heat and Christmas crowds. She was going to the Emmy awards ceremony on Friday in Johannesburg. She must  pick out a necklace to go with her dress. The most talented actors and […]

September children’s adventure story competition entries

The September monthly competition was a Children’s Adventure Story and is being judged by Paul Crilley. Here are the entries: Charlie the Rogue Danger in the Pluto Plantation Flirting with Trouble Galleons Greedy Wizard, The Green Man to the Rescue In the Garden at Night One Fridge Lovely Land Prospector, The Right to bear arms, […]

August Short Story competition entries

The August short story competition had a movie star theme and is being judged by Felicity Keats – a long time judge of SAWC competitions. AND THE WINNERS ARE… 1. Dorothy Meyer with Fake Diamonds 2. Rose Saayman with Lights, Camera, Action 3. Ann Harbinson with Past Presents 4. Jeff Glazier with The Final Curtain […]

Murder at the Manor

By Merilyn Tompkins The Chantecler Hotel in Botha’s Hill was the appropriate setting for our “Murder Mystery” weekend of the SAWriters’ Circle. Some folk noticed a certain ambience. After registration we met in the conference centre. Brigitta set the ball rolling with a quiz on crime writers and writing. She divided us up into groups […]