Calling for entries
To all writers of fiction. The Minds Shine Bright writing competition is now open for submissions.
After a couple of topsy turvy years it’s time for writers to explore the theme of confidence through poetry, story and script writing.
Each writer needs to interpret the theme of confidence in some way in their submitted writing.
There are four categories including short stories, flash fiction, poetry and script writing. There will be a $1000 prize for the overall winner, a $500 prize for the winner of each category and $100 for commendations.
Winning and commended entries will be published in the Minds Shine Bright Confidence Anthology e-book and on MindsShineBright.com to promote this competition.
Winners will be selected on the basis of literary merit.
The judge of the Minds Shine Bright writing competition is Amanda Scotney, founder of Minds Shine Bright.
The entry fee is AU$ 5 per submission.
Each entry submitted must be the original, unpublished work of the submitting writer.
Please read the terms and conditions here.
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Minds Shine Bright Confidence Anthology
The Minds Shine Bright Confidence Anthology will feature the winners and commended writers of the first Minds Shine Bright Creative Writing Competition.
It will be launched in July 2022.
Up to 240 lines
Both short and long poems are welcome
Flash Fiction – up to 1000 words
Short fiction – from 1000 to 5000 words
Up to 90 pages
Both short and feature length scripts are welcome
Minds Shine Bright
Founded in 2021 by Amanda Scotney, Minds Shine Bright, is a creative arts business based in Melbourne, Australia
Do you have questions about our writing competition or the Minds Shine Bright Anthology?
- Writing Competition closes – 28 February 2022
- Judging – March to June
- Awards Event and Anthology Launch – July 2022