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April/May winner – Lottie’s Sonnet Competition

Lottie’s Sonnet.                 Golden nets slumped in the setting sun, Festoons of mesh have snagged ancient fishing lore. Into those fibres old myths are spun Of wriggling riches, to be hauled ashore.   Postcard weather, bright, calm and clear, A shimmering silken sea, Make us believe the waters […]

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Posted in 2015 July/August, Competitions, Poetry corner0 Comments

Sonnet Competition

April’s sonnet competition has attracted a good response and the last date for entries is Sunday, June 21st 24.00 hours BST, (GMT+ 1 hour). The winner will be announced in our magazine and in our social media pages, week commencing July 6th. The judges are Lottie Clarke and the Directors of Blackheath Dawn Ltd. No […]

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Posted in 2015 June, Competitions0 Comments


Win a Press Release Marketing Package in our Sonnet Competition


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Posted in 2015 April, Competitions0 Comments


Competitions: Editor’s pick for March 2015

Each month Blackheath Dawn researches the market for competitions we believe are viable for our readers. Some will need an entrance fee but keep in mind the value of the competition and the worth of the adjudicators when deciding whether it is a worthwhile investment of your time and money. Remember that in all competitions […]

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Posted in 2015 March, Competitions0 Comments


Magna Carta FREE competition for writers

Did you read our editor’s post on the continued legacy of the Magna Carta?  Are you motivated by the post from our featured guest, Jennifer B Graham on her own personal Magna Carta? Do you want to learn more about the events that set the Magna Carta in motion? Well if you do, take a moment to watch these UK […]

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Posted in 2015 February, Competitions0 Comments


Why competitions are important for the emerging writer

You want to write; you’ve picked up your pen or connected your computer, maybe even taken the cover from your old typewriter, now you want to see your piece in print. – And to be published. How can an independent writer manage to become a published writer/author? What are the available processes to make publication easier?  […]

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Posted in 2015 February, Competitions0 Comments