On writing prompts – Hysteria writing prompts for July

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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

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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

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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

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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…

Overall category winners announced for Hysteria 2017

So, it's with great pleasure that I can now reveal the overall category winners of this year's Hysteria Writing Competition. All three winning entries are featured alongside the other nine finalists in their category in Hysteria 6, the anthology of…

Win a free copy of Hysteria 6 by guessing the cover winner

Win a free copy of Hysteria 6 this year's cover competition. I'm really pleased to unveil this year's anthology cover. Every year the cover has been inspired by one of our three overall category winners. They still don't know who…