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Friday, April 17, 2009

Our Next Meeting

A reminder that our next meeting takes place this coming Tuesday April 21st at the Cafe Libra, Felixstowe Library, starting at 7.30pm. The 1,500 open themed task will be undertaken by Caroline P whilst the rest of us are asked to write up to 500 words on 'Key or Quay'.

Please remember to enter the Bill Budner Short Story competition on the theme ‘The Last Day of the Holiday’ in which you must create an original title for your fictional story which should have a no more than 2,000 words. Entry is open to all, with separate awards for children (16 and under at the closing date).Prizes will be awarded for the three best stories in each category, as follows: 1st prize £25, 2nd prize £15, 3rd prize £10.

Each entry must be the original and unpublished work of the entrant and all entries should be clearly typed in double spacing on single sides of A4 paper, The author’s name, address, daytime phone number and (if possible) e-mail address should accompany the story on a separate sheet of paper. These details should not appear on the entry itself. If under 16 please include your age.

Competition entries should be handed in or posted to the staff at Felixstowe Library, Crescent Road , Felixstowe, IP11 7BY, clearly marked for the ‘Bill Budner Short Story Competition’, by the closing date of Saturday 25th April 2009

Our anthology is coming along well with several former Scribblers becoming involved. Up to a 1,000 words on any subject in any genre please and these will need to be submitted by the end of July.

So until Tuesday,

Keep Scribbling!


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