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Writer of historical fiction, blogger, mum, pet lover :)

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September 30, 2018

Haiku: the Beauty of the storm

Storms

Skies light up, I see

A weird time of the day,

Nature at its best.

Suzanne Bowditch, 2018

I had to share this picture, taken this afternoon down by the beachfront.

The news predicted stormy weather and for once they were right. This is the lull before the storm; within a few moments the thunder started and we were rushing for cover!

Enjoy the rest of your weekend, everyone. 😊🙏👌

#storm #stormyweather #lifestyle 💙

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The International Rubery Book Award 2019

More writing chances…get your pens out! 🙂

Creative Writing Contests

​The Rubery Prize is a prestigious international book award seeking the best books by indie writers, self-published authors, and books published by independent presses, judged by reputable judges. Creative writing is such a key part of life for those who enjoy writing yet it is increasingly difficult to become traditionally published. Through our reputation of finding quality and outstanding books, we aim to bring recognition to the works that win and heighten an author’s profile. The Rubery Prize is now a well-established name in the publishing world. In 2017 the prize pot is approximately £2000. £1500 of which is allocated to our Book of the Year.
PRIZES
Book of the Year £1500 (approx 2000 US$; 1800€ )
The winning book will be read by a top London Literary Agent

Plus a minimum of the 3 category winners each winning £150 (approx 200$…

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WOW! Women On Writing Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest/Flash Fiction Contest 2018

Writing opportunity! 🙂

Creative Writing Contests

WOW! Women On Writing Q1 2018 Creative Nonfiction Essay Contest

 
Seeking creative nonfiction essays between 200 – 1000 words on any topic and in any style–from personal essay to lyric essay to hybrid and more! The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives. Electronic submissions via e-mail only; reprints are okay; multiple submissions are okay as long as they are submitted in their own individual e-mail. Open internationally. Limit: 300 entries.
 
1st Place: $500, publication, interview, and gift card good for one item from CreateWriteNow; 2nd Place: $300, publication, interview, and gift card good for one item from CreateWriteNow; 3rd Place: $200, publication, interview, and gift card good for one item from CreateWriteNow; 7 Runners-Up receive $25 Amazon Gift Cards, publication, interview, and gift card good for one item from CreateWriteNow; and 10…

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