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Resources for writers * Skrywers hulpbronne:

General * Workshops * Writing opportunities * Competitions


General

The Centre for the Book - join their free Books E-group and always be in the loop
The South African Short Story Publishing Association
The Write Co. - tons of useful info about writing
SA Film - news and resources for SA filmmakers
South African Scriptwriters' Association - a must for scriptwriters
South Africa Writing - accepts submissions in all 11 official SA languages
Moondance - Celebrating Creative Women
Young Basadzi Projects - showcasing the best works by young South African women in celebrating our beautiful heritage

Cape Town and surrounds:

  • Writescapes - Kalk Bay, Somerset West, Newlands and Kloof Street

Durban and surrounds:


Workshops

  • The Write Co. is advertising a number of workshops in June and July - click and take a look
  • Writers Write - South Africa's Favourite Writing Course - 28 June 2005 & 2 July 2005; Sandton
  • Spirit, Myth and Archetype - 11 to 12 June 2005; Somerset West


    Writing opportunities

  • NetFiction - LitNet's own short story subsite, unpublished submissions welcome
  • NetFiksie - stuur vir ons jou kortverhale vir moontlike publikasie op LitNet
  • PoetryNet - send your poetry to LitNet for possible publication
  • PoŽsieNet - stuur vir ons jou poŽsie vir moontlike publikasie op LitNet
  • Thereby Hangs a Tale - US website accepting short story submissions focusing on a prescribed word


    Competitions

  • BTA/Anglo Platinum Short Story Competition 2006. Entries close 30 June 2006 (24/04)
  • Rules of entry for the third HSBC /SA PEN Literary Award and New Writing from Southern Africa - 2007. Closing date: 31 July 2006 (24/04)
  • Afrikaans short stories: Sanlamprys vir Jeuglektuur 2007 - Inskrywings word ingewag (17/02)
  • "I'm a writer!" SABC and RSG writing competition for unpublished young aspiring authors. Closing date for the competition is 30 April 2006 (14/07)
  • Closing date for M-Net Literary Awards is 31 March! (29/03)

  • Visit BoekeBazaar on LitNet. If it's about books you'll find it here.



    Suggest a resource! Do you know of upcoming workshops, writers events or competitions? Email sharon@litnet.co.za


    Do you know of upcoming poetry or prose events, or resources for aspiring authors or poets? Fill us in by sending an email to sharon@litnet.co.za.
    Perhaps you have a previously unpublished short story or poem you'd like to submit to LitNet for consideration? Send your prose submissions to sharon@litnet.co.za. Prosa gaan na chris@litnet.co.za. Poetry goes to Michelle McGrane. Terwyl poŽsie kan aan Danie Marais gestuur word.
    Or take part in our interactive opinion/letters page by writing to webvoet@litnet.co.za.

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