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NOVEMBER Mini-Competition Results

Once again – ‘Thank you’ everyone for your entries in the Positive Words November Mini-competition – I really appreciate the support and hope you will all continue to enter the mini-competitions.

Congratulations to the equal November winners – Yvonne Deering and Jodi Titley!

You can find results here: Positive Words NOVEMBER 2015 Mini

If you would like a copy of the February issue featuring the winning entry and results, please send $5.50 (cheque, money order, unused stamps or direct deposit) to Positive Words magazine, PO Box 798, Heathcote 3523 Victoria.

Last Day…

…to post your entries in both the Positive Words End-of-Year Short Story & Poetry Competition and the October Mini-competition.

They don’t have to arrive by today – as long as they are posted :)

For detail see the previous post.

And… THANK YOU everyone for the great support!

Just two days left…

Just today or tomorrow left to post you entries in the Positive Words End-of-Year Short Story & Poetry Competition (Open – no theme)

and/or this months mini-competition featuring the word BROTHER. Details below…

Entry form     mini themes 2015

Thank you everyone for the much appreciated support :)

End-of-Year Competition

I’ve had a few emails asking if there is a theme for the Positive Words End-of-Year Short Story & Poetry Competition.

No…there is no theme for this competition :) Let your imagination run wild :)

Others have asked if it’s ok to send more entries…YES, as many as you like! If there isn’t enough space on the entry form use a second one, put the details on the back or use a cover sheet. All are accepted :)

And. . . font, print, spacing etc. Use your favourite, there are no rules. Double or 1.5 spacing makes for easier reading for judges but also uses more paper so if you prefer single spacing, that’s fine!

Please ask if there is anything else you would like to know :)

And . . . thank you very much for supporting the competition. Every entry helps to keep Positive Words magazine and a great opportunity for publication alive.

End-of-Year Short Story & Poetry Competition

Positive Words End-of-Year Short Story & Poetry Competition 2015

Open Short Story – up to 500 words

Open Poetry – up to 32 lines

Entry Fees : $4.00 per entry, 4 for $14.00

Closing Date : 31 October 2015

First Prize in each section is $100 and Second Prize is a twelve-month subscription to Positive Words magazine.

For entry forms please send SSAE to: The Editor, Sandra James, PO Box 798, Heathcote 3523, Victoria, email positivewordsmagazine@live.com.au or download here : Entry form

Mini-competition results for JULY

Thank you to everyone who supported this competition.

Despite my rumbling tummy, I thoroughly enjoyed reading the diverse entries featuring the word CHEESECAKE and the very clever uses of the word.

Once again I have divided the prize between to entries who will each receive a three-month subscription to Positive Words magazine. Congratulations Raylene Hewer and Melynda Paterson.

Results can be found here: Positive Words JULY 2015 Mini

Today is the last day to post entries for the September mini-competition which features the word SISTER. For October the word is BROTHER. You can find entry details here: mini themes 2015

I hope you will all support the mini-competitions which help to fund postage for the monthly magazine and provide a great opportunity for writers to hone their skills. And . . . don’t forget the Positive Words End-of-Year Short Story & Poetry Competition which closes with the last post on 31 October. Entry form or contact me for further information. positivewordsmagazine@live.com.au

Positive Words JUNE Mini-competition Results

Once again . . . I really appreciate the support!

Congratulations to the joint winners – Ruth Hayward and R. A. Booton.

Please find the results here: Positive Words JUNE 2015 Mini

The word for the September mini-competition is SISTER. Details can be found under ‘Competitions’ at the top of the page or you can email me for more information positivewordsmagazine@live.com.au  :)

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