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IWW-Newsletter, Issue #088
August 11, 2019

IWW Newsletter - Issue 88- Aug 2019

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1. Word of Success

a) “Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.” ― Roy T. Bennett

b) “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” ― Napoleon Hill

2. Editor's Note

a) I apologise for the delay in bringing out this newsletter and publishing the contributions on time. As mentioned on the Notice Board I was unwell and hospitalized for a while, and now I'm slowly returning to work.

b) As you know, Rain fury continues in Karnataka, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra and Gujarat claiming several lives and making many homeless and orphans. Lakhs of people have been evacuated from flood-hit regions to safer areas. Lets pray for a minute for them. Any small help will be a great help for them at this hour of need.

c)The theme for the month of August 2019 - Short Stories - There is no specific theme this month. Any good story will be considered.

Your contributions can be submitted in the SUBMISSION FORM to all categories from 15th to 25th of each month.

b) We have 10 new writers who joined IWW community recently, and they are - Caroline Kavitha David, Akkera NR, Anupama Mishra, Rakshita Banswal Tikoo, Krishnasree Dayanidhi, Manoj Nair, Tapaswini Harichandan, Shubham Netam, Dellnaz Italia and Anam Usmani. There were more stories and poems from new writers, but I could not accept them for not following our simple rules.

3. New items published at IWW in July 2019.

Short Stories - Theme - Misunderstandingg
a) The Evening Shadowsb) Misunderstandingc) Oh Maad) Dear Johne) An Evening in the Beach

These stories can be read on the main page. IWW Short Stories


a) Unspoken words- Karna, the Warrior Princeb) The Dying Sunc) The unfinished Story and another Poem d) Friends of Agony, Dandelione) A Realistic Indian Dreamf) Broken Wings and Two other Poemsg) Tomorrow and Two Other Poems

These poems can be read on the main Poems page. IWW Poems

As You Say
Asian Men and Their Spouse
This can be read on the main As You Say page. IWW As You Say

a) The Inner Happinessb) Perspective

These can be read on the main Perspective page. Perspective

a) St. Angelo Fort - the Crown of Kannurb) A Memorable Trip to the Magical Eastern Ghats

These can be read on the main Travelogue page. Travelogues

New Videos
a) Trip to Thiruvananthapuram

b) Trip to Kukke Subramanya Temple

a) IWW Youtube Channel.
Thanks for the friends who have subscribed to our Youtube Channel - Indusvlog. IWW Indus Vlog Youtube Channel . Please subscribe.


4. Literature News
Check out these -

a) The odd life of Catcher in the Rye author JD Salinger

b) Toni Morrison: Nobel Prize-winning author dies at 88

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

a) Masters Review Summer Short Story Award -
It is for new writers who have not published a novel or collection with a circulation over 5000 copies. First prize is US$3000. publication on The Masters Review site, and review from multiple agencies. The second and third place stories receive $300 and $200, respectively, publication, and agency review. The entry fee is $20. The closing deadline is 31 August.

b) Manchester Fiction Prize -
It is a major international literary competition open to anyone aged 16 or over. The winner receives a cash prize of £10,000 (US$11,500). Stories can be up to 2500 words in length. The entry fee is £17.50. Entries close on 20 September.

c) Zoetrope All-Story’s Annual Fiction Contest-
It has the aim of seeking out and encouraging talented writers, with the winning and runners-up’s work being forwarded to leading literary agents. A first prize of US$1000 is also offered. Entries close on 1 October.========================================================== Special SiteSell


6. Charity work.
Take a moment from your busy life to check out Navajeevan Trust Kottayam


7. Check out these books

a) A CHRISTMAS IN SCOTLAND - A travel memoir





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