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A Day in My Life Writing Competition

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Thanks to everyone who entered my June Writing Competition, A Day in My Life.

Congratulations to all our winners whose pieces were selected for the anthology.

You can download a copy by clicking on the cover below or the button on the right hand side of this blog.

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My next writing competition will take place in September and details of the theme will be announced then.

Winners of the September competition will have their work published in a new anthology.

Happy writing:)


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Nanna’s Boot Camp – Writing Tips With Vicki Griffin

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wonderful one 2014Can you help solve the mystery of the BIG boot hanging on Nanna’s veranda? Nanna’s bootcamp is a fun adventure holiday in the country for a group of teens. I wrote ‘Nanna’s Boot Camp’ because children always think a bootcamp is about strict discipline, I wanted to show the funny side of a bootcamp.

1. I always write a little very day even if it is just one sentence.

2. My ideas for books come from my surroundings. it could be as simple as a lizard sunbaking that sparks an idea.

3. I always listen out for funny conversations and quirky habits that some people have.

4. My grandchildren always read my ideas first and tell me whether they like them or not.

5. I write because I don’t know how not to. Writing transports me to a different place.

Nanna's Boot Camp front coverNanna’s Boot Camp can be purchased from http://www.morrispublishingaustralia.com/gondor-writers-centre-books.html for $7.99, hard copies will be available soon also.  0r contact me at Face Book https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nannas-Storm-and-Nannas-Boot-Camp-childrens-book/155328657860341?ref=hl or Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=146242767&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile

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