So the entries are read, the coffee is drunk and the judging is done but before I announce the winners I would like to say – firstly, huge congratulations to all entrants, sending your work out into the world is an incredibly brave thing to do and I appreciate you selecting me to be one of your readers.
And secondly I’d like to encourage all non-winners to keep going, never, never, never give up!
Drum roll please – the winners are…
In the Rhyming Poem Category
1st Place – Cocoon by Jenny Erlanger
2nd Place – A Kite’s Tale by Tricia Simmons
3rd Place – My Dad’s Home! by Rae Barclay
In the Rhyming Stories in Verse Category
1st Place – Black Dog, Brown Dog by Spider Lee
2nd Place – Red Riding Hood by Meryl Harris
3rd Place – Goodnight Gorgeousaurus by Ramona Davey
Winners I will be in touch soon.
Once again I’d like to mention that I am unable to give feedback on your poems and stories however if you would like a manuscript edit I would again like to offer non-winning entrants a discounted rate.
Please contact me if you would like to take advantage of this offer.
Thanks everyone – it was a real pleasure 🙂