My Writing Journey Competition – September 2012

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Top writing tips for writers

Are you a Writers’ College newsletter subscriber? Write us a 1000-word story about your journey as a writer. Make it funny, quirky and/or inspirational. We will publish the best story in our quarterly newsletter and on our blog. Plus the winner receives $200 (R1000 or £100).

Entry is free and entrants are welcome from all over the globe.

Send your story to


 Closing date: 

 30 September 2012, noon.


Previous winners:

Read the February 2011 winning entry here.

Read the April 2011 winning entry here.

Read the June 2011 winning entry here.

Read the September 2011 winning entry here.

Read the November 2011 winning entry here.

Read the February 2012 winning entry here.

Read the June 2012 winning entry here.


Please note: This competition is only open to our quarterly newsletter subscribers. Subscription is free.




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Our tutors have collectively accumulated more than 40 international writing awards, including many Qantas Awards, several Commonwealth Writers’ Prizes, four Emmy Awards, the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, ATKV Awards, the Caine Prize for African Writing, the Pen/HSBC Awards, the Sir David Beatie Award, the George Foster Peabody Award and the Reed Fiction Award.

We offer no-nonsense, practical, challenging training for writers who are serious about getting published. We use award-winning, professional writers as our tutors who provide expert feedback for every line you write.

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6 Comments on "My Writing Journey Competition – September 2012"

  1. Kerry November 30, 2011 at 7:31 am · Reply

    I just sent through my entry and am really hoping you enjoy it, the money would help tremendously towards my magazine journalism course at SA Writers College

  2. Lance Wilson May 8, 2012 at 3:06 pm · Reply

    I’m absolutely ecstatic at being a part of SA Writers College. It’s a totally new world to me, and it’s just invigorating to experience so much activity in one compartment.Thanks to the founders of SA Writers College.

    To all aspirant writers – make your future as writers blossom.

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