This free writing competition is open to writers from around the world.
Write us a 600-word piece on the theme: The best writing tip I’ve ever received.
We’ll publish the best piece in our newsletter and on our blog, plus the winner receives $200 (R2 000 or £100).
Send your entries to Nichola Meyer at email@example.com.
Closing date: 31 December 2023
Rules and Guidelines for Entries
- Send in your entry in the body of the email, not as an attachment.
- Use the subject line ‘My Writing Journey Competition’ in your email.
- Entries must be no more than 600 words and must be the author’s original work.
- Use Times New Roman size 12 or Arial size 11.
Read more past winning entries in our e-anthology ‘22 Best Essays to Inspire New Writers’ – free to download. CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW to grab your copy.
Read the individual essays from past winners for the ‘My Writing Journey’ Competition below:
‘My Journey as a Writer’ by Heinrich van der Walt and
‘Neuroses and Nirvana‘ by David Whitaker – joint winners January 2017
ABOUT THE WRITERS COLLEGE
(NZ Writers College, SA Writers College, UK Writers College)
Established in 2005, we are an online writing school with three country-specific branches offering over 35 specialist online writing courses run by multi-award-winning authors, journalists, scriptwriters, poets and copywriters.
From journalism to creative writing courses to writing for the web, our courses provide one-to-one tuition at an affordable cost. We have trained thousands of satisfied students worldwide.