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The Mid-North Coast Writers Association is inviting entries in its inaugural short story competition. First prize is $500 plus a $150 book voucher; second gets $150; and third $100.

The theme is open, entry is $10 and the maximum word length is 2000. Entries close on December 31 and winners will be announced by March 31 next year.

Entry forms (which detail the conditions of entry) can be downloaded from or by sending a SSAE (you know a stamped, self-addressed envelope) to The Secretary, 23 Nelson Street, Nambucca Heads, 2448.

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