Judge, so that ye can be judged … But only in the literary sense. This week I’m reading the entries for the West Sussex Writers’ Club ‘opening scenes of a romantic novel’ competition. It’s an interesting spread of entries with very different approaches and I’ve chosen to pick out several areas to compare and contrast […]

Posted by on Apr 12, 2007 in competitions, contests, judging, themes | No Comments

Contests – again … It must be contest season – I’m judging/reading for or have judged/read for three in the past two months. Some things bear repeating: Theme contests require you to submit a story that RELATES to the set theme – not one that you wrote a year ago and haven’t placed Everywhere I’ve […]