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IWW-Newsletter, Issue #078
October 05, 2018

IWW Newsletter - Issue 78- Oct 2018

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

1. Word of Success

a) "Persistence is what separates the person that doesn't give up from the one that does" - R.L. Adams

b) Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time." - George Bernard Shaw

2. Editor's Note

The theme for Oct 2018 Short Stories is "College Days".

Your contributions can be submitted in the submission form to all categories from 15th to 25th of each month. Only the theme based stories will be considered for Short Stories. More details are on the notice board.

We have 5 new writers who joined IWW recently, and they are - Rashna Patel, Shaista Yasmeen, Lavanya D, Amrita Roy and Harpreet Kohli. There were many new 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 Sept 2018.

Short Stories
(a) You Won't Understand (b) Single But Never Alone(c) The Family Ritual
These stories can be read on the main page. IWW Short Stories


(a) Wish (b) Chudiyaan (c) Devil for the Night (d)Life Through My Eyes (e) The Four Little Kids
These can be read on the main Poems page. IWW Poems

Book Reviews
a) Ascendance by Sadhna Shanker

This can be read on the main Book Reviews page. IWW Book Reviews

a) Forever Beautifulb) Fairy Tale

These can be read on the main Perspective page. IWW Perspective

Bedtime Stories
a) A Foolish Fightb) The Faithful Dog

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

Serial Novels

I am excited to inform you that my new novel "Vanished Girl" the first few chapters of which were published earlier at IWW as a serial novel, is now got published by with their Indian reprint Quintus. The book is now available online and in book stores.

Please check it out here. Vanished Girl


4. Literature News
a) New collaboration to monitor gender disparities in literature.

b) The JCB Award for Literature releases Shortlist with 5 novels

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

a) Flash 500 International Novel Contest - Last date 31 Oct. Entry fee 10 pounds -

b) 75 Words Flash Fiction Contest - Last date: October 28 Entry fee $9.95 -

c) Dialogue Only Writing ContestDeadline November 20, 2018-

d) WOW! Women On Writing Fall 2018 Flash Fiction Contest - Short fiction of any genre between 250 – 750 words.$10 entry fee; critique option for an additional $10. Deadline: November 30, 2018


Submissions Open:

a) Agony Opera is a bilingual bengali/english bimonthly blogzine from India. Submissions are invited. No deadlines. This is an indie venture, so no payment is possible. Submit if you want your work to reach a complete different set of readers, Submissions can be emailed to agonyoprea@gmail,com. Preferably a word file or pasted into the mail body.

b Vallum Mag, Canada -Vallum: Contemporary Poetry is now seeking submissions for our upcoming issue: “Connections.”

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5. Charity work.
Take a moment to check out Amcha Ghar- Home for orphaned and abandoned children


6. Check out these books

a) A CHRISTMAS IN SCOTLAND - A travel memoir





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