Panel discussion, ‘Finding Confidence in the Arts in 2022’ Amanda Scotney in conversation with Jennifer Harrison, Naomi Lisner, Gayelene Carbis and Monique Nair.
Category Archives: fiction
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”
Storm Competition closing soon
Storm image by Lily Mulholland
Confidence 2022 – Shining a bright light on writers
Bright light at sunset over the Derwent River. Minds Shine Bright shines a bright light on writers.
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.
A storm rolls in towards Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island. Photo by Lily Mulholland. Storm writing competition open until 30 September 2022 at Mindsshinebright.com
Minds Shine Bright writing competition Storm is calling for entries from writers of stories, scripts and poems. Seeking short, sharp powerful fiction writing on the theme of storm.
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”
It was hard to write this post. Not because the days here are getting shorter, but because the next entry awaits and a moment of reflection and clarity is needed. Like a submerged tree in a river I’m immersed in the judging process for the first Minds Shine Bright writing competition. Reading each entry providesContinue reading “Autumn light”
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.