NaNoWriMo Winner!


I may have promised you all a winning blog post about NaNoWriMo… it’s late, but here it is!

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Yup, that’s me!

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There’s the proof.

I hope everyone who took part in NaNoWriMo got something out of it, even if you didn’t reach your 50k word count goal.

All the best in your writerly endevors for 2017.

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And the winner is…


Some fireworks for the winner Source: http://flic.kr/p/5dfN2X

Some fireworks for the winner
Source: http://flic.kr/p/5dfN2X

Tyra Anglin

Tyra thank you for entering the competition! I will pass on your email address details to Derrolyn so that she may organise for you to collect your ebooks and the brilliant bracelet to be shipped to you.

Thank you also everyone else who entered. Perhaps next competition you’ll be one of the lucky winners.

What I’ve been doing lately…


On a bit of a random thought, I decided to enter the Scissors Paper Pen Blog competition this year. They were after four young writers (read: under 30 – huzzah for a birthday late in the year!) from our local area to attend a local alternative art and underground culture festival that was planned for 14th – 24th March 2013. The You Are Here Festival is a 10 day extravaganza of art, dance, writing, poetry, drama and all sorts of other creativeness.

To enter, I had to provide a cover email (I was oh so professional! – see my letter below) and two examples of non-fiction writing. I included with it my review of The Book Thief and an article I wrote about my favourite indie author Lindsay Buroker. Apparently, they liked my application so much, that they created a new prize for me and one other lucky person.

YAH

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