Pens of Erdington Creative Writing Competition

Pens of Erdington, a writing group close to the area where I live, is running a creative writing competition. Entrants can send a poem and/or a short story to be in with a chance of scooping the £100 top prize.

The competition has an open theme and is split into two categories; adults and under-16s. It will be judged by Jan Watts who was Birmingham Poet Laureate 2011/12. The closing date is 5th November and winners will be invited to a prize presentation event.

Full details of the competition are on the Pens of Erdington website.

And talking of competitions, there’s still chance to get yourself in the draw to win a year’s subscription to Writers’ Forum magazine. It’s simple to enter and all the details are on my previous blog post – but don’t delay, the competition closes on 29th September 2015.

As with all competitions, you’ve got to be in it to win it!

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  1. #1 by David Rollason on September 27, 2015 - 7:26 am

    Thank you for stopping by our little competition, it’s the first one we have run and hope for a good response.

    • #2 by Sally Jenkins on September 27, 2015 - 7:09 pm

      Best wishes with the competition, David!

      • #3 by David Rollason on September 27, 2015 - 8:56 pm

        Thank you, we are hopeing for a great one but of course we need people to enter !

  2. #4 by David Rollason on December 12, 2015 - 6:00 pm

    Thank you for the routing of visitors to the competition, the results day today was fantastic, blog report to follow when I have processed the pictures

    • #5 by Sally Jenkins on December 12, 2015 - 7:44 pm

      Glad to hear it went well, David. If you hold another competition, let me know and I’ll give it a mention.

      • #6 by David Rollason on December 12, 2015 - 8:39 pm

        Thank you. We hope to but I need a rest after this one. Learnt a lot of things about how to run them and should be much easier next time.

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