Midweek Motivation - October 3rd
Competitions, opportunities, news and more
What better way to get through that midweek slump than to check out what’s new in the world of books and writing!
News & Events:
Okay, the trailer and posters for The Crimes of Grindelwald are out and OMG how good do they look? Check them out here.
Jessica Townsend’s second book is about to launch! Fans of Nevermoor will be able to read Wundersmith soon, but if you’re in Queensland you might want to score a ticket to the launch on November 8 now.
Marie Lu was on the 2018 Inky Awards shortlist for Warcross, and the much anticipated sequel is out now! If you haven’t managed to get your hands on a copy of Wildcard here is an excerpt to get you started.
Competitions & Opportunities:
Get in fast for this one as entries are due October 5! Free entry for 10-18 year old writers.
Another one that needs to be in the post by October 5…
Poets and short story writers, this one is for you. Free entry for primary and secondry school students.
You need to be a resident of Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove or Mosman Park and attending school in either area for this one. The deadline for short stories up to 400 words is October 28.
For the visual artists aged 5-19 amoung us, you might want to enter in this competition to design a poster for World Food Day. Entries are due November 9.
You should know:
Express is a brilliant organisation with loads of opportunities for young Australian writers to develop their skills and get published. You can submit to their publication Voiceworks, check out the regular writing competitions they run and apply to be part of online workshops or attend their events all over the country!
Can you relate?