• Breaking the Mould – Writing Competition Closing date Monday 6th of July!

    Breaking the Mould

    Writing Competition

    Are you fired up by the achievements of women’s activism and their role in public life, working life and the suffrage movement over the last 100 years?

    Then put your pen to paper or finger to the keyboard!

    There are 4 categories:-

      • Poetry (no more than 40 lines)
      • Short story (max. 2000 words)
      • Flash Fiction (max. 500 words)
      • Documentary (1000 – 2000 words)

    Entry is free, but no more than one entry per category per participant.

    Prizes: Waterstones Book Tokens

    £25.00 – best entry per category.

    (All new, previously unpublished work)

    FREE PLACE on writing course at Moniack Mhor for unpublished writer demonstrating most potential.

    Closing date: Monday 6th July 2015

    • Entries to be typed on A4 single-spaced – to include category, title, but no name.
    • Please attach a separate sheet of paper with name, title of work and category
    • Electronic or hard copy accepted.

    Anthology of selected work to be published.

    Send entries to:

    W.E.A. David Whyte House,

    57 Church Street,

    Inverness IV1 1DR

    Or email: s.mitchell@weascotland.org.uk

    Telephone no: 01463 710577 P.T.O.

    BREAKING THE MOULD

    Researching and Celebrating 100 years of

    Women’s History and Experiences in Scotland

    This WEA Scotland adult learning and heritage project on women’s history will seek to uncover and add to recorded history, information about influential and inspiring women who were able to “break the mould” and affect social, economic and political change in their communities, nationally and internationally. The findings will be shared in creative ways across Scotland.