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					                            2009
                    Whyalla Writers’ Group
                        Short Story
                             &
                           Poetry
                        Competition

                        2009 Theme
                      Rogues & Rascals

The Whyalla Writers’ Group Short Story & Poetry Competition began
   in 2004 for writers in both Adult and Young Adult categories.

The 2009 Competition is open to all Writers and Poets who reside in
                         South Australia.

All entries must be relevant to the 2009 theme Rogues & Rascals.
 This can be interpreted as a metaphor, analogy, reality, fiction or
  poetic reference and can include one or both references on the
                                theme.

              Competition begins on 3 July 2009 and
                 closes on 25 September 2009

               Winners notified on 12 October 2009


          Major Sponsors for 2009 Competition
              The Rotary Club of Whyalla
                     Hood Sweeney cpa
                   Whyalla City Council
                  Whyalla City Libraries
                          CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
      All work must be original
      Entrants must reside in South Australia
      Entrants may submit more than one entry
      Each entry must be accompanied by a separate official entry form (or photocopy thereof)
      Entry Fee must accompany each separate entry in each category
      All entries to be typed, printed or neatly printed on one side only of A4 paper
      Short story entries to be double-spaced and limited to number of words in each category
      A word count must appear on all short stories
      Lines of poetry to be doubled-spaced and limited to number of lines in each category
      A line count must appear on all poems
      Cover page to contain all relevant information. No name on pages
      All pages must be numbered
      All entries will be destroyed after winners are notified unless a stamped, self-addressed
       envelope is included for return
      A stamped, self-addressed envelope must be included if you require a copy of results
      WWG reserves the right to publish all winning entries and entries from Whyalla
      Copyright remains the property of the writer
      Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into
      Winners will be notified on 12 October 2009 by phone, a letter with prize will follow
      No late entries will be accepted, although entries post-marked on closing date 25
       September 2009 will be accepted

Cheques/Money Orders made out to: Whyalla Writers’ Group and addressed to:
Projects Coordinator, Whyalla Writers’ Group, PO Box 807, Whyalla SA 5600

        COMPETITION CATEGORIES, ENTRY FEE & PRIZES
                               Short Story Section Adult category– Entry Fee: $7
                               Maximum of 1500 words
                               First prize:  $250
                               Second prize: $100
                               Third prize:  $ 50

                               Poetry Section Adult category – Entry Fee: $7
                               Maximum of 40 lines
                               First prize:   $250
                               Second prize: $100
                               Third prize:   $ 50

                               Short Story Section Young Adult category – Entry Fee: $5
                               Maximum of 1000
                               First prize:  $100 + book voucher of $50
                               Second prize: $ 50 + book voucher of $25
                               Third prize:  $ 25 + book voucher of $15

                               Poetry Section Young Adult category – Entry Fee: $5
                               Maximum of 25 lines
                               First prize:   $100 + book voucher of $50
                               Second prize: $ 50 + book voucher of $25
                               Third prize:   $ 25 + book voucher of $15

   Entry fee must accompany each separate submission along with official entry form
                                OFFICIAL ENTRY FORMS

                                   SHORT STORY – ADULT CATEGORY
Title of Story: …………………………………………………………………………………..
Name……………………………………………………………………………………………
Address…………………………………………………………………………………..........
          ........................................................................... Postcode ……………………
Phone (     ) …………………………………..                              Cheque/Money Order $ ………enclosed
Post to: Project Coordinator, Whyalla Writers’ Group, PO Box 807, Whyalla SA 5600




                                        POEM – ADULT CATEGORY
Title of Story: …………………………………………………………………………………..
Name……………………………………………………………………………………………
Address…………………………………………………………………………………..........
          ........................................................................... Postcode ……………………
Phone (     ) …………………………………..                              Cheque/Money Order $ ………enclosed
Post to: Project Coordinator, Whyalla Writers’ Group, PO Box 807, Whyalla SA 5600




                             SHORT STORY – YOUNG ADULT CATEGORY
Title of Story: …………………………………………………………………………………..
Name……………………………………………………………………………………………
Address…………………………………………………………………………………..........
          ........................................................................... Postcode ……………………
Phone (     ) …………………………………..                              Cheque/Money Order $ ………enclosed
Post to: Project Coordinator, Whyalla Writers’ Group, PO Box 807, Whyalla SA 5600




                                   POEM – YOUNG ADULT CATEGORY
Title of Story: …………………………………………………………………………………..
Name……………………………………………………………………………………………
Address…………………………………………………………………………………..........
          ........................................................................... Postcode ……………………
Phone (     ) …………………………………..                              Cheque/Money Order $ ………enclosed
Post to: Project Coordinator, Whyalla Writers’ Group, PO Box 807, Whyalla SA 5600

				
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