Entries pile up for hotly-contested short story competition

Mary Nichols

Mary Nichols - Credit: Archant

The judges have received more than 30 short stories for a competition for the Writers’ Day taking place on March 21 and will be making their decision soon.

Annabel Reddick is owner of Burrows Bookshop and has years’ of experience in selecting good stories, Brenda Mead is a qualified librarian and amongst many other responsibilities, has been involved in developing community interest in reading and writing and Mary Nichols is an experienced Ely author who has had more than 60 novels published.

The winners will be announced at the Writers’ Day which will be held in Ely Library on Saturday, March 21.

It starts at 10am and ends at 3pm and refreshments will be available. The mayor of Ely, Councillor Lis Every, will be in attendance and a number of writers will be talking about their writing experiences.

While entries for the competition are now closed, there are still places for you to attend the Writers’ Day. There is no charge, although voluntary donations will be requested.

To book you place contact rjwestwell@hotmail.com