Finding confidence in the arts in 2022

Panel discussion, ‘Finding Confidence in the Arts in 2022’ Amanda Scotney in conversation with Jennifer Harrison, Naomi Lisner, Gayelene Carbis and Monique Nair.

Celebrating writers and poets

Running a fiction writing competition has really exceeded my expectations. My life has been vastly enriched by embracing the arts and publishing books. There are tremendous levels of talent out there, so many stories, scripts and poems yet to be discovered. I’m looking forward to opening Minds Shine Bright writing competition CONFIDENCE 2023 on theContinue reading “Celebrating writers and poets”

Minds Shine Bright writing competition Confidence 2022 Awards

This post announces the winning and commended entries for the Minds Shine Bright writing competition Confidence 2022.

Thank you

Thank you to everyone who entered the Minds Shine Bright writing competition. Your entries were a joy to read. Some made us laugh and some made us cry. There was a great diversity of thinking around the theme of confidence and we look forward to exploring this theme further over time. By the end ofContinue reading “Thank you”

7 days and counting down

A picture of a butterfly represents the moments captured by writers. The Minds Shine Bright writing competition closes in seven days so focus, finish and send your entries in.

Writing competition deadline is 28th February

There are less than two weeks left to enter the Minds Shine Bright writing competition. We want your fictional stories, flash fiction, poems, screenplays and plays on the theme of confidence. Let inspiration set your imagination free! You can enter here at Minds Shine Bright.com

12 reasons why

As the end of 2021 approaches and we start to think about what 2022 might bring our way, it feels like a good time to reflect on why writers might like to submit an entry to the Minds Shine Bright writing competition. 1. Writing creates an environment away from the hustle and bustle of everydayContinue reading “12 reasons why”