Costa Launch Short Story Competition

Costa Coffee, sponsors of the annual Costa Book Awards, have today launched a short story competition. The competition is open to English language writers aged 18 and above….

British Red Cross Creative Writing Competition

Not book news as such but it certainly caught my eye. To mark the International Day of the Disappeared on 30th August, the British Red Cross is running a creative writing competition with the theme ‘The Disappeared’. The winning entry will win £50 cash and a £50 book voucher but more importantly will be contributing to publicising this vitally important cause. I’m already planning my entry….