Breaking News - It is a sad day for the literary world, as American writer - Mary Higgins Clark joins the world of literary angels. At the young age of 92 years, our dear Mary, who delighted readers across the globe with her thrilling suspense novels, passed peacefully away on Friday evening, while surrounded by family and friends.
Mary, dedicated more than 40 years of her life to writing suspense novels, completing over 50 works. Some of her most noted works: ‘A Stranger is Watching’ and ‘Loves Music, Loves to Dance’, were both made into films.
God speed, Mary.
If you’ve published digital works and need a little bit of recognition - well, here’s your opportunity and you can earn a nice sum of money, into the bargain. The Australian Writers Centre is offering for the fourth year in a row, their Woollahra Digital Literary Prize for published works in a digital form. Of course, it can’t be just any old thing - we are talking e pub and online articles here.
The competition gives you three categories to enter: Non-Fiction, Fiction and Flash/Short Fiction. The collective prize money sits at Au $7000. Both Fiction & Non-Fiction offer $3000 each, while Flash/Short Fiction can put a nice $1,000 in your pocket.
You will have to spin a good yarn for your winnings and be able to write up to 80,000 words for Fiction and Non-fiction and you can get away with 100~3000 words for the short fiction.
If you think this could be something that your might like to enter, get in fast as entries close March 9th, 2020.
See Woollahara Council Website to enter. Happy writing!
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