Mudgee is a welcoming country town in Central West New South Wales with a strong sense of community. In late autumn Minds Shine Bright headed out on the road, stopping in Sydney first to discover some bookshops and cafes where writers gather. Then it was up the misty Blue Mountains, through the Ten Tunnels toContinue reading “Minds Shine Bright visits Mudgee”
Sea birds on the remains of Princes Pier at Port Melbourne tell a story. The image can be used as a visual inspiration to write and create.
Panel discussion, ‘Finding Confidence in the Arts in 2022’ Amanda Scotney in conversation with Jennifer Harrison, Naomi Lisner, Gayelene Carbis and Monique Nair.
Amanda Scotney, founder of Minds Shine Bright with CONFIDENCE Minds Shine Bright Anthology 2022 at the CONFIDENCE Launch at the Wheeler Centre on 28th October 2022.
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 image by Lily Mulholland
Bright light at sunset over the Derwent River. Minds Shine Bright shines a bright light on writers.
This post announces the winning and commended entries for the Minds Shine Bright writing competition Confidence 2022.
As we start to explore the theme of confidence it doesn’t matter what we look like, how old we are or where we live. The focus is on the written words. The way we feel drives much decision making in society. We don’t always apply logic and science when we consider the choices we willContinue reading “Exploring confidence”