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IWW-Newsletter, Issue #070
November 03, 2017

IWW Newsletter - Issue 70- Nov 2017

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

1. Word of Success

a) "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." - Albert Einstein

b) "Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake and help us see we are worth so much more than we're settling for." -Mandy Hale

2. New Authors

I am pleased to inform you that there are 6 new authors who have joined our IWW group during the month of October 2017. They are Suneet Paul, Deepali Sagar, Shreya Sathe, Arnab Kumar Roy, Anindita Bose, and Madirekshana Chakraborty. A hearty welcome to you all to our group. Thanks for joining our community.

The submissions received late towards the end of the month could not be included in this issue. The chosen ones will be published during this month.

The new writers to our site should submit their first contributions using this form.

3. New items published at IWW in October 2017.

Short Stories

(a) Love Lost and Found, (b) The Little Squirrel, (c) An Evening that was, (d) Jagaluru retained original name Jagadeeshpur, (e) Naked, Papa needs a Daughter, (f) Avatar- the Traffic man, (g) Management Guru and (h) Kinship knows no Boundaries.

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


(a) Aunty, What the hell? (b) Kolkata. These can be read on the main page Perspective

(a) The Backyard, (b) The Amorphous Blue Sky, (c) Nature, (d) It makes me Smile, (e) After Sleep, (f) Seeing them Fly, (g) Endless Love, (h) Set Me Free and (i) Word Thief.
These poems can be read on the main page Poems

Stories for Children
Turning Point
This can be read on the main page Stories for Children


4. Literary News -

a) Famous Indian playwright and veteran actor Girish Karnadwill be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming Tata Literature Live!

b) Ruskin Bond, who has been enthralling readers for 60 long years with over a hundred novellas, short story collections, non-fiction and poetry books, thinks that he has survived as a writer by being a practical person.

c) From Anna to Abba, 70 Indian words added to Oxford dictionary. As per the latest list of inclusions, 70 new Indian words from Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, Hindi and Gujarati languages have been added to the dictionary.

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

a) 1) NaNoWriMo . For half a million writers worldwide the month of November is NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). NaNoWriMo is a novel writing competition. The NaNoWriMo challenge to write 50,000 words in 30 days began in 1999. It's a non-profit effort run mostly by volunteers. Writers aged 13 to 100 participate in 663 regions worldwide. . Check how it works

2) Fourth River Folio Contest $15 ENTRY FEE. Deadline December 15, 2017. The winning entry will be published as a 20-25-page feature in our fall, 2018 online issue. The author will also receive a cash prize of $500, and a subscription to The Fourth River’s print edition

3) Chicken Soup: The Empowered Woman Deadline January 10, 2018.

4) Compelling Science Fiction Deadline December 1, 2017. At Compelling Science Fiction, we have two main goals: to find, publish, and promote the best science fiction stories, and to support and encourage the authors who write them. We currently pay 6 cents/word for accepted stories. Length 1,000 to 10,000 words.

5) Psychopomp Magazine Short Fiction Award $10 ENTRY FEE. Deadline January 31, 2018. The Psychopomp Magazine Short Fiction Award recognizes outstanding pieces of fiction that push the boundaries of genre and/or form. First prize $500 and issue publication. Submit up to 6,000 words.

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6. Charity work.
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9. Check out these books

a) A Christmas in Scotland Read this travel memoir

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

c) The Second Choice @ Flipkart

d) Before the Sunset
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