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IWW-Newsletter, Issue #061
February 04, 2017
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IWW Newsletter - Issue 61- February 2017

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1. Word of Success

a) "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him." —David Brinkley

b) "The crone finds new beauty in age. It’s a loveliness the maiden cannot know. Honor this beauty and it will honor you." -Bill Thomas

c) "If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." -Vincent van Gogh

2. Editor's note

As mentioned in the last newsletter, we have started a new section for Interviews. If you are a published author, with at least one published book, you are eligible to participate in this free programme, by answering any of the 10 questions from our list. http://www.induswomanwriting.com/interview.html

3. New Authors

I am pleased to inform you that there are 6 new authors who have joined our IWW group during the month of January 2017. They are – a) Nida Sheriff b) Shefali SK, c) Vasudha Joshi d) Rima Sahamandal e) Sonalika Arora f) Kavya Gollamudi. A hearty welcome to you all to our group. Thanks for joining our community.

There were many more submissions from new writers, but they had not followed our simple rules, and hence we could not publish those submissions. For your 1st submission to our site, please use the submission form - http://www.induswomanwriting.com/contributions-submission-form.html

4. New items published at IWW in January 2017.

Short Stories
a) It's All About Money, Honey, b) Dream or Mare, c) Pokey, d) The Cry, e) My Journal: A Wife's Journey, and f) Revelation. These stories can be read on the main page. IWW Short Stories

Poems
a) It is Only You, b)The Dark Day and Two other Poems, c) It's Your Fault. d) Omega and Alpha, e) Scent, and f) The Last Sight and Two Other Poems
These Poems can be read on the main page Poems

As You Say
Please, let go
This article can be read on the main page. As You Say

Perspective
Breakfast Confusion . This can be read on the main page.
Perspective

Book Reviews
a) Lanka's Princess by Kavita Kane - Reviewed by Enakshi Johri. b) Blemishing the Odds by Harish Penumarthi - Reviewed by Enakshi Johri, and c) An investigation of racist tendencies in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. These can be read on the main page. Book Reviews

Serial Novel
But Just Say I Love You - Chapter 6 and Chapter 7
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5. Literary News -
a) Jaipur Literature Festival article. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/jaipur-literature-festival-the-rough-lives-of-shakespeares-first-audiences/articleshow/56743133.cms

b) Shailesh Lodha awarded for his contribution to literature and Hindi poetry. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tv/news/hindi/shailesh-lodha-awarded-for-his-contribution-to-literature-and-hindi-poetry/articleshow/56893115.cms

c) G Venkatasubbaiah, 103-Year-Old Professor Behind Kannada Dictionary, Chosen For Padma Shri. http://www.ndtv.com/karnataka-news/g-venkatasubbaiah-103-year-old-professor-behind-kannada-dictionary-chosen-for-padma-shri-1653055

d) DNA-Out of Print Short Fiction Contest 2016 results http://www.dnaindia.com/topic/literature

e) 2017 isn’t ‘1984’ – it’s stranger than Orwell imagined. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/2017-isn-t-1984-it-s-stranger-than-orwell-imagined-a7555341.html

6. Contests (Copy these links, paste each one of them on your browser and check for details.)

a) Stella Kupferberg Memorial Short Story Prize is awarded by Selected Shorts and the 2017 judge is Lauren Groff . The winning entry will receive US$1000 and the work will be performed and recorded live at the Selected Shorts performance at Symphony Space, and will be published on electricliterature.com. The winning writer will also earn free admission to a 10-week course with Gotham Writers Workshop. Last date: 1 March . http://www.selectedshorts.org/extras/writing-contest-2/

b) Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize is run by Vermont-based journal Hunger Mountain. The winner receives US$1000 and publication. Stories may be up to 10,000 words in length and all entries will be considered for publication. Entries to the prize close on 1 March. http://hungermtn.org/contests/howard-frank-mosher-short-fiction-prize/

c) Nelligan Prize http://coloradoreview.colostate.edu/nelligan-prize/

d) Wilburn Smith Adventure Prize for Writing http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/wilbur-smith-adventure-prize/ Last Date - 15th March 2017

e) http://www.commonwealthwriters.org/moonlit-wings-2017/ Moonlit Wings 2017 - International Playwright Last date: 3rd March 2017

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7. Charity work.
Take a moment to check out Rebuilding the lives of the destitute and dying people of the streets


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8. Check out these books

A Christmas in Scotland Read this travel memoir

Cherished - story of a young girl's eagerness to seek the love of her parents. Cherished

The Second Choice @ Flipkart
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