Category Archives: competitions

  1. Rules lawyering, agent edition


    May 23, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    Alas, I wasn’t one of the five finalists in the Nathan Bransford 250-words-of-dialogue competition. (I wasn’t even in the top …
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  2. 249 words of dialogue


    May 20, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    Agent Nathan Bransford (man, that’s a cool title) is having a dialogue competition over at his blog, so I thought, …
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  3. Why is it that the rejection means more than the acceptance?

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    March 29, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    Entry title says it all, really. ‘Yay! Poem accepted. WAAAAAAH REJECTION *sob* *is sulky*.’ Didn’t win or place in the …
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  4. Science fiction round-up

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    March 19, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    One of the big cliches in modern science fiction – probably right up there with ‘a spaceship with two people …
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  5. I caught this morning writers writing


    February 25, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    I don’t have many short stories suitable for submitting to little contests, simply because the word limit tends to be …
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  6. Behind the curtain


    February 12, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    Submitting manuscripts, whether for publication or for competitions, rather feels like the literal meaning of ‘over the transom’: you put …
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  7. Two links and a letter

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    February 8, 2008 by Tracey S. Rosenberg

    The Guardian picked up the Willesden Herald story, which I suppose makes the debacle officially artsy. The comments are a …
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Tiny bio

I'm a novelist and poet (both page and performance). I've published a historical novel, The Girl in the Bunker, and two poetry pamphlets, Lipstick is Always a Plus and The Naming of Cancer. I've won a Fulbright scholarship in creative writing and a New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust.

For upcoming events, biographical trivia, and details on how to order my books, please see the pages below. Anything else, please email me at writingmostly at gmail dot com.

Books (updated 31 January)

CURRENTLY READING: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and Sekhet by Irene Miller.

RECENTLY READ: Playing with Matches by Suri Rosen.


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