A Brief History of Cycling by Helen Chambers

We now have three categories in the the Hysteria Writing Competition; Short Stories, Flash Fiction and Poetry. I'd like to share the winning entry in the of the Hysteria 2014 Flash Fiction Category. It's called A Brief History of Cycling and is…

Hysteria Writing Competition 2014 Winners Announced

Finally, after a short delay, we now have our list of winners for the Hysteria Writing Competition 2014. I am so pleased to say that the standard was, as usual, exceptionally high and our judges all said how much they…

The Countdown Clock is Ticking for Hysteria 2014

The clock’s ticking away and the August 31st writing competition deadline for Hysteria 2014 is approaching fast. If you’ve already got something down on paper now is the time to start editing. Hemingway said write drunk and edit sober. In…

Hysteria Writing Competition Newsletter – May 2014

Welcome to the May Hysteria Writing Competition newsletter. I don't know what your expectations are about things like entries and the amount of competition, but at the moment we've only a tiny number of entries so the chances of winning…

Hysteria Writing Competition 2014 – Latest Updates

April is always a busy time for the Hysteria Writing Competition, mostly because we launch on the 1st and then spend the month introducing our volunteer judges and telling the world the competition has begun. This year we've also added…

Hysteria Writing Competition Judges – Abigail Wyatt

Each year we interview our volunteer judges for the Hysteria Writing Competition and I'd like to introduce Abigail Wyatt. This is a really probing question and, being in many ways, a very private person, I am almost tempted to answer…

Hysteria Writing Competition Judges – Veronica Bright

Each year we interview our volunteer judges for the Hysteria Writing Competition and I'd like to introduce Veronica Bright. Tell me one thing no-one knows about you. For the first seven years of my life I lived in a house…

Hysteria Writing Competition Judges – Tracy Fells

Each year we interview our volunteer judges for the Hysteria Writing Competition and I'd like to introduce Tracy Fells. Tracy was also the winner of last year's short story competition and you can read her winning entry here: Fibonacci’s Tree.…