Writing Competitions this month- December 2008

Jacqui Bennett Writers Bureau Win £150. Closing date 31 December 2008. Click here for details.

WD Poetry Awards
Deadline: 19 December 2008
We are now accepting entries for the 4th Annual Writer’s Digest Poetry Awards. Whether you write rhyming poetry, free verse or haiku-- as long as your poems are 32 lines or fewer, we want them all! Winners names will appear in the August 2009 issue of Writer’s Digest.
Click here for details or to enter online
Also, new for 2008. The 1st- through 50th-place poems will be printed in a special competition collection, published by Lulu.com.

Sunpenny YOUNG WRITERS' Short Story Competition:
After the success of our first children's writing competition, we're thrilled to announce that this will be repeated with an Autumn version! Please encourage schools and classes to join in; the Alleyn's Junior School in Dulwich presented some very high quality entries in the Spring competition, and we'd love to see more schools participating. Closing date: 31st December 2008.
Sunpenny YOUNG WRITERS Competition: Click Here

Eltham Little Theatre Inc.’s Ten Minute Quickie
Closing Date: 12 December 2008

Eltham Little Theatre Inc. invites entries for their first ever short play competition, “The Ten Minute Quickie”. Successful selected plays will be performed at The Eltham Performing Arts Centre, Research in 2009. Selected plays will feature actors from the ELT talent pool and will be directed by fresh, new directors as well as some of our established favourites.
Plays should be no longer than 10 minutes in length, no more than 8 in the cast, with minimal props/set. Playwrights should be 16 or over and complete and sign this application form.
Click here to download details and entry form

2009 National One-Act Playwriting Competition
Closing Date: 31 December 2008

Noosa Arts Theatre holds this annual competition to foster and encourage playwrights, whether amateur or professional, who will be judged on the quality of their written script, and on its suitability for staging in an intimate theatre setting. These scripts will be judged anonymously and equally by an adjudication panel.
Click Here for details and Entry Form.


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