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Competition: Stories Through The Ages Baby Boomers Plus 2019

Article by ERMurray © 4 May 2019.
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Competition deadline: 15th June 2019

Living Springs Publisher’s third annual Baby Boomers Plus competition is open to anyone who was born 1964 or earlier. The deadline for submissions for the 2019 edition is June 15, 2019.  The entry fee is $25. The word count for this contest is 900 – 4000 words. Stories for the Baby Boomers Plus  contest may be about any topic. Tell us about an experience growing up, or use the experience gained from being a Baby Boomer and tell us a story. The story can be fiction or non-fiction it doesn’t matter.

See here for more information and to enter.

Living Springs Publisher are also accepting submissions for our Sightseer Saga contest. The contest is open to any adult. This contest will be a little different. We are not going to set a deadline. We will accept submissions until we have 100 entries. The entry fee is $25. The word count for this contest is 900 – 4000 words. The topic for the Sightseer Saga contest is a story based on your travel – beyond that it is open. Tell us about an experience you had, sights you saw and/or  people you met. Make it a completely true account, or embellish the truth a bit.

See here for more information and to enter.

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Elizabeth Rose Murray lives in West Cork where she writes, fishes, and grows her own vegetables. Her first book for young adults Caramel Hearts (Alma Books) was published June 2016. Her debut novel for children aged 10-12, The Book of Learning - Nine Lives Trilogy 1 (Mercier Press) was chosen as the 2016 Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read for Children and the follow-up The Book of Shadows - Nine Lives Trilogy 2 was shortlisted for the 2016 Irish Book Awards. The final installment The Book of Revenge will be published in February 2018.

Elizabeth has poetry and short fiction published in journals across the UK and Ireland - including Ogham Stone, Southword, South Circular, Esc and 3am - and has been shortlisted in various competitions including TV3AM Short Story, Francis MacManus, and Aesthetica Creative Works. She has also performed in Ciudades Paralelas: Station - a live writing installation.

Hoping to encourage new writers, Elizabeth provides manuscript reports and online writing courses through Inkwell Writers and Big Smoke Writing Factory. She is a regular at literary festivals, and offers adult workshops on writing for children and young adults, as well as multiple events and workshops for children and teens.

You can connect with Elizabeth on Twitter @ERMurray, Facebook www.facebook.com/ERMurray.Author or her blog www.ermurray.com