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IWW-Newsletter, Issue #056
September 06, 2016

IWW Newsletter - Issue 56- September 2016

A beautiful view from Talakaveri, Coorg, India (from my recent trip)

A very warm welcome to everyone who subscribed to IWW Newsletter. Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter.

1. Word of Success

a) “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”- Maya Angelou

b) “Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary. -Boris Pasternak

c) “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity, the optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill

2. Note from the Editor
I'm sorry I couldn't finalize the work as informed in my last month's newsletter. Though I tried hard to include it at least in this newsletter I could not make it. However, I'm still working on it and as soon as it is finalized I will inform you, which I hope, will be before the 10th of next month.

3. New Authors

I am pleased to inform you that there are 3 new authors who have joined our IWW group during the month of August 2016. They are –Humera Ahmed, Arjoyita Roy and Reema Tripathy. A hearty welcome to you all to our group. Thanks for joining our community.

Many of the stories received in August could not be published as they didn't comply with our simple rules.

4. Literary News -

Meet the youngest Man Booker Awardee. Kiwi, 28, won the Award in 2013.

Gulzar’s translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s poems

5. New items published at IWW in August 2016.

Short Stories
1) The Sound of Silence (Part 2) 2) A Run in the Family (A Play) 3) Is Love the Reason? 4) The Day After A Stormy Night
These can be read on the main page. IWW Short Stories


(1) A Room of Silver 2)You Can See Me 3)Humanity First
These can be read on the main page Poems

As You Say

1) Astrology: Boon or Bane 2) Letter dated in 1947 reg. Independence Day
These can be read on the main page. As You Say

Story for children

Asoka the Great
This can be read on the main page. Stories for children

Book Review

The Widow (Reviewed by Ananya Sarkar)
This can be read on the main page. Book Reviews

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

a) Creative Writing Institute's Annual Short Story Contest Entry Fee - $5 Last Date – Sept 15, 2016

b) San Francisco Writers Conference Contest Open to all - Entry Fee - $35 Last date: Jan 13, 2017 First place winners in each category will receive checks for $100.

c) 17th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition Laste Date – Nov. 15, 2016

d) Off the Beaten Track. – Competition – Travel Entry Fee –Free Last Date – Sept 30, 2016

e) Short story competition 2016 Entry Fee - $5 Last date: 15 Sept 2016 First prize: £300 Second prize: £150 Third prize: £50

7. Charity work
Check out how to spend a birthday or any other important day of our life in the company of the less fortunate ones - in Bangalore


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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