March 2018 archive

Judge’s Report – October 2017 – Flash Fiction

The Upside of Loneliness: Flash Fiction (300 words) October 2017 Judge’s Overall Report: Charmaine Slater Firstly I would love to commend every single writer who submitted their stories. I found the entries to be of an exceptionally high standard. I can only imagine how difficult it must have been to put some of these amazing […]

Judge’s Report – March 2017 – Crime Story

SAWC March 2017 Short Story Competition: Crime Story – 2000 words (first person POV) There’s a lot of air between March and December. Humble apologies to all the entrants for my contribution to this lengthy delay. Regardless of the reasons, nine months is a long time to wait in limbo, so thank you for your […]

Judge’s Report – July 2017 – One-act Stage Play

Judge’s General Report – Playwriting/Drama Competition 2017 Let’s start, as always, with the specifications: One-act stage play, 30 minutes max:  this means, not a 3-act play, not a radio play, not a TV play.  Then, we were given some specs on the plot, such as a wallet found, and a bad neighbour (‘from hell’). This […]