Entries are open now for our blog competition! The ACT Writers Centre and CAP magazine (Culture Arts Politics) are sponsoring a competition called Blog Jam.
The competition is open to young people under age 26 (at 31st Oct 2007) who live in the ACT region*. Entries must be no more than 500 words. Only one entry per person. There is no entry fee! Your blog could be a story, rave, diary entry, tirade, fact or fiction written by you of course. The only assessment criterion is that it must be INTERESTING WRITING. Email your entry to with Blog Jam in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 October 2007. Include your name, age, email address and the URL where you have posted your blog – This could be on MySpace, Blogger, WordPress or any other blog website. Do not email sound or images with your entry. The entries will be judged by a panel of writers appointed by the ACT Writers Centre. Winners will be announced at the ACT Writers Centre Christmas party on Thursday 13 December 2007 and published in CAP Magazine.
Prizes: 1st – $200 cash; 2nd – $100 cash; 3rd – $50 cashWinners will also receive 12 months electronic membership of the ACT Writers Centre.
*The author must reside permanently within the ACT or region (which covers the shires of Young, Harden, Gundagai, Tumut, Boorowa, Yass Valley, Upper Lachlan, Goulburn Mulwaree, Palerang, Greater Queanbeyan, Shoalhaven, Eurobodalla, Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma Monaro, Wingecarribee and Snowy River).