Meet Tracey Glasspool, winner of the short story category, Hysteria 2014

Meet Tracey Glasspool, winner of the short story category, Hysteria 2014

Tracey Glasspool is the final category winner of the Hysteria Writing Competition 2014. She has been writing seriously for about three years now and during that time has had stories for adults and children published in magazines, short story collections and online. She is addicted to entering competitions and has been lucky enough to win…

Meet Polly Hall – Winner of Poetry Category, Hysteria 2014

Meet Polly Hall – Winner of Poetry Category, Hysteria 2014

Polly Hall is the second of our category winners in the Hysteria Writing Competition 2014. Her background in holistic therapy and healing has given her a strong foundation in understanding the interconnectedness of life and, as a result, is rarely shocked by anything. She is fascinated by people’s motivations and backgrounds and loves getting into…

Meet Helen Chambers – Flash Fiction Winner of Hysteria 2014

Meet Helen Chambers – Flash Fiction Winner of Hysteria 2014

In April 2014 The Hysterectomy Association launched it’s third annual Hysteria Writing Competition with three categories, Flash Fiction, Poetry and Short Stories. This week, I’d like to introduce you to Helen Chambers – Flash Fiction winner. Helen’s winning entry can be found in Hysteria 3, the anthology of the top ten winners for each category….

Why a writing deadline is a ‘very good thing’ – Bridget Whelan

Why a writing deadline is a ‘very good thing’ – Bridget Whelan

I’m delighted to be asked to be writer in residence during their annual writing competition. I am going to blog every month about the kind of things that emerging writers need to consider – how to find original ideas, how to craft a sentence or a line of poetry that sings on the page and…

Meeting Tracy Fells, Winner of Hysteria 2013

Meeting Tracy Fells, Winner of Hysteria 2013

This week it’s my great pleasure to welcome Tracy Fells to the Thursday Throng hot seat. Tracy was the winner of this years Hysteria 2013 writing competition with a story called Fibonacci’s Tree. She was also a runner up in last years Hysteria 2012 competition and has had success in several significant short story competitions…