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Winner, ‘Woman’ Challenge, and more..

Congratulations to Adina Pelle, winner of the 500-word ‘woman’ challenge with her modern take on a classic tale, Romeo No Longer Loves Juliet. Adina wins a copy of Write Great Fiction – Dialogue by Gloria Kempton. Thank you to all … Continue reading

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Winner, ‘Spotlight’ Challenge

Congratulations to Tamara Hunter, winner of the ‘spotlight’ challenge with the condensed psycho-drama, ‘Beyond the Pale’. Tamara wins One Year To A Writing Life: Twelve Lessons to Deepen Every Writer’s Art and Craft by Susan Tiberghien. What the entries this … Continue reading

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Winner, ‘Night’ Challenge

Congratulations to Kimberlee Akimoto, winner of the ‘night’ challenge with the wistful mystery of ‘Home is Where the Heart Is’. It’s amazing how much story can be packed into 500 words if you know what you’re doing. This round attracted … Continue reading

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And the 500-word challenge for February is…

  …‘spotlight’.  Write up to 500 words around the theme ‘spotlight’ and send them to waxings.blog@gmail.com by midnight 4 March 2011 Australian Western Standard Time (GMT+8). You’ll be in the running to win One Year To A Writing Life: Twelve Lessons … Continue reading

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First Winner, 500-Word Challenge

Congratulations to Robin Rhyner – the first winner of the Waxings 500-word challenge with the superbly written and heart-wrenching ‘Not Christmas Lights’. Robin, a copy of The Art of the Short Story, by Dana Gioia and RS Gwynn, will soon be winging … Continue reading

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Introducing the 500-word Challenge

Daunted by the prospect of writing something substantial?  Is your current writing project stalled for lack of inspiration?  Maybe you’re just looking for some light diversion? Well, here’s the answer to any and all of the above – the Waxings … Continue reading

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