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IWW-Newsletter, Issue #130
August 14, 2023

IWW Newsletter - Issue 130 - August 2023

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1. Words of Success

“Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.” - Wilma Rudolph

2. Editor's Note

I am happy to welcome our new writer who has joined our community last month:

Padmaja Sriram .

3. New items published at IWW in July 2023


i. No Goodbye is the Best Goodbye

ii. Safety Pin Friendship

These poems can be read on the main page titled – Poems

Short Stories

i. The White Veshti

ii.The Dreamcatcher

These stories can be read on the main page titled - Short Stories

Book Reviews

Book Review of Revenge Theory

This book review can be read on the main page titled - Book Reviews


i. Stereotype

This article can be read on the main page titled - Perspective

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

a) "Stories out of School" Prize. Academy for Teachers has organized this flash fiction competition to help highlight “the rich, challenging, and underappreciated world of the teachers”. Anyone over the age of 18 can participate, but the story should revolve around a teacher. Word count: 6–749

Prize: $1,000

Entry: Free!

Closing date: 01 September 2023

b) The Scribes Prize.

This story writing contest accepts all genres of prose, including creative nonfiction. Aside from the top 18, some notable entries will be given the chance to be published in Scribes*MICRO*Fiction’s Issue 29.

Word count: 90–110

Prize: $250, $125, $60, 15 prizes of $20

Entry fee: $5

Closing date: 01 September 2023

c) International Novel Prize . Grindstone Literary has organized this novel competition to find “the best and boldest new manuscripts” written by unrepresented and self-published writers. The contest offers a limited number of sponsored entries and fee concessions!

Word count: At least 70,000

Prizes: £1,500, £500, four prizes of £100

Entry fee: £16 / £18 / £20

Closing date: 01 April 2023 / 01 July 2023 / 01 September 2023.

d) Women’s Fiction Competition – Flash Fiction . Send your best complete short fiction and get a change to be published in the December 2023 issue of Mslexia. The four finalists and eight more shortlisted entries will appear in the ebook anthology Best Women’s Fiction 2023.

Word count: 300

Prizes: £500, three prizes of £50

Entry fee: £6

Closing date: 18 September 2023

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8. Check out these books By buying these books you are directly helping the maintenance of the IWW site.

a) A CHRISTMAS IN SCOTLAND - A travel memoir





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