An anthology is a beautiful object worth celebrating and sharing. Storm Minds Shine Bright Seasons 1 2023 features the work of 27 writers and poets and now as the printed authors copies make their way to mail boxes near and far I can share some of my experiences on the first leg of the Storm Anthology LaunchContinue reading “Bringing Storm to Life”
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.
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.
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”
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.
The 28th February deadline for the Minds Shine Bright writing competition is fast approaching. A ding on my phone indicates a new entry has arrived. A pile of folders sits on the table behind the Monstera, filled with stories, flash fiction, poems and scripts. Each entry is labelled with its own code, with names removedContinue reading “Behind the scenes”
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”