Panel discussion, ‘Finding Confidence in the Arts in 2022’ Amanda Scotney in conversation with Jennifer Harrison, Naomi Lisner, Gayelene Carbis and Monique Nair.
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.
Something is brewing . . . not my morning coffee, delectable as its aroma may be . . . something big. The judging is progressing and a long list will be finalized soon. We will write to each of you in May to let you know whether your entry has made it to the nextContinue reading “Taking shape”
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 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”