First Kiss Finalists!

The smooches have been ranked and the best-written ones this year were judged to be written by (in alphabetical order):

Andra Ashe

Amy Rose Bennett

Katharina Colmer

Marnie Maclean

Helena Morrison

Cassandra O’Leary

The finalists’ entries are now off to Laura Bradford, Bradford Literary Agency for final judging.  Congratulations and best of luck to all!

Thanks to Laura for judging, Deb Cox for co-ordinating and all the volunteers who make our competition season run.


Emerald Long – Second Round

And today it’s time to announce the clever people whose entries are through to the second round of the long section of the Emerald!  Congratulations and best of luck to:

Amy Rose Bennett (with 2 entries making the cut!)

TK Florence

Marilyn Forsyth

Enisa Haines

Euphrasia Holmes

Marnie Maclean

Erin Moira O’Hara

Kerrie Paterson

Cassandra Samuels

Belinda Williams

Thanks to our judges, contest co-ordinator Gemma McBride, contest overseer Leisl Leighton and judge co-ordinator Margaret Midwood for their tireless voluntary efforts in making the contests run.


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