On writing prompts – Hysteria writing prompts for July

Don’t forget the 2020 competition… the deadline is approaching. If you haven’t already written something to submit, there is still time to do so. For my inspiration this month I’m going to share some ways of playing with words to…

Meet Becky Danks, hysteria writing competition judge

Becky Danks is a creative writer and book reviewer based in London. She has previously organised a UK and Ireland-wide charity writing competition and loves to discover exciting new voices. She reviews for independent publishers and has won City Writes…

Hope and Rainbows – Hysteria poetry prompts for May

In April, I was writing poems using the fabulous prompts from NapoWriMo.Net. Some were very straightforward, some were very weird. At least they kept me writing through my lockdown days. There’s been a rush of creativity in all forms throughout…

Hysteria 2020 April writing challenge with Eithne Cullen

April the first is not a joke in my household, instead it heralds the start of this year's Hysteria Writing Competition. And this year our Writer in Residence is Eithne Cullen. Eithne has been given the challenge of coming up…

Hysteria – what happens when a writing competition ends?

Although entries to the Hysteria Writing Competition close on 31st August each year, the work to complete the competition is just beginning for the competition judges and organisers. As people have often emailed to find out what happens when their…