Competitions – Flash Mob & Katherine Mansfield/BNZ

It’s amazing how competitions come up all the time, to the point where I’d feel totally overwhelmed if I even thought about entering them all, but here are two that turned up over the last couple of days – so if you’re interested, why not check them up?

http://flashmob2013.wordpress.com/about/

“To enter, post a previously unpublished work of flash fiction (max 300 words, excluding title) on your own personal blog…”

http://www.bnz.co.nz/about-us/sponsorships/bnz-literary-awards

“The 2013 BNZ Literary Awards are now open. New Zealand’s most distinguished short story competition is back for its 54th year.  With categories for both aspiring and established writers, everyone…”

 

So there you go peeps, if you have the perfect story for either of these why not go for it?  I know in the early days of my writing, and sometimes when I want to shake things up a bit competitions cna give you a great impetus to finish a half-competed piece or even start something a bit different, something you wouldn’t normally write.

 

A.J.

 

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About ajponder

A.J. Ponder is the award winning author of Wizard's Guide to Wellington, Miss Lionheart and the Laboratory of Death, as well as a number of well-regarded short stories, including Dying for the Record.
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