Gold Coast Writers Writing Competition

 Gold Coast Writers' Association

Gold Coast Writers' Association

On Sunday, 14 June 2015, the 2015 Writing Competition was launched at the Gold Coast Writers Association's 25th Anniversary Literary Luncheon.

ADULT COMPETITION

If you are a writer wanting to be published by a traditional publisher, this is an opportunity to by-pass the slush pile and get your work in front of a traditional publisher.

Editor, Annette Barlow of Allen & Unwin is the final judge for the fiction first prize.

Editor, Libby Turner of Pan Macmillan is the final judge for the nonfiction first prize.

Second prize is a line edit and proof read from AS Editing & Proofreading for both fiction and nonfiction genres.

The competition is open to all writers over eighteen years of age within Australia and internationally. Entry fee is $30. Closing date is 30 August 2015.

For the competition guidelines and other important information click here: http://www.goldcoastwriters.org/competitions-gcwa/

CHILDREN'S COMPETITION

Two prizes will be awarded in the short story competition for ages 7 - 10 years and 11 - 13 years. A prize of $50 will be awarded to each of the first place-getters in each age group.

The theme is open and entry is free. Closing date is 15 September 2015.

For the competition guidelines and other important information click here:

http://www.goldcoastwriters.org/competitions-gcwa/

Sharpen your pens and/or flex your fingers and get writing.

These are opportunities don't come very often.

Happy writing and best of luck!