Saturday 21 June 2014

Win £100 and help abandoned animals!

San Animal Santuario find many animals new homes in other parts of Europe which incurs the additional costs of them being neutered, vaccinated, given passports and transported etc. There is also a programme to sterilise feral cats.

Further information

Well known author and tutor for Writing Magazine, Sue Johnson and myself have set up a writing competition in order to raise funds for the shelter.

Competition Rules.

1) Short stories of up to 1000 words on the theme of Sanctuary must be submitted by 31st July. The theme can be interpreted in any way that you wish, for example a special place, or perhaps someone's loving arms, or the sanctuary of a church or a place of safety, or shelter for animals or humans, or even a beauty salon! The choice is yours.

2) Please type and double space your work on single sides of A4.

3) Include your contact details on a separate sheet – name, address, Email, phone no. Don’t put your name on the story itself.

4) There is an entry fee of £5 per story – or £12 for three - with the option of a full critique by Sue for an additional £5 per story

5) 1st prize £100 2nd £50 3rd £25

6) Cheques should be made payable to S. Johnson, and sent with your entry to:

Sanctuary competition, The Gallops, Southam Lane, Cheltenham, Glos, GL52 3NY, U.K.

7) If you would like a critique please enclose return postage – all other entries will be shredded after the competition.

8) Results will be published on this blog and Sue Johnson's web site.

Sue’s web site can be found on

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