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The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

“The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award is an international literary prize that is a hotbed for new talent in Poetry and Short Fiction.

The Prize, now in its 13th year, is organised by the art and culture publication, Aesthetica Magazine.

Every year, we support both emerging and established writers and through the Prize, we offer publication in an anthology that is an inspiring collection of narrative and poetic forms”.

To read more, or to enter please visit https://www.aestheticamagazine.com/creative-writing-award/

Your chance to win a signed (print) copy of poet Kevin Morris’s forthcoming collection of poetry, “My Old Clock I Wind and Other Poems”

I am offering the opportunity to win a signed (print) copy of my forthcoming collection of poetry, “My Old Clock I Wind and Other Poems”, which will be published, by Moyhill Publishing later this month. In order to enter please answer the following question:

What is the name of the famous English balad from which the following lines are taken

“The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees.
The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.
The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, …”.

Please email your answers to newauthoronline (at) gmail dot com. Please put “Competition to win a copy of “My Old Clock I Wind” in the subject line of your email. Please do not provide the answer in the comments of this post (as everyone will be able to read your answer)! The first person to furnish the correct answer wins a free, signed copy of “My Old Clock”. Good luck!


Your chance to win a signed copy of my book, “Lost in the Labyrinth of My Mind”


I am offering the chance to win a signed copy of my latest collection of poetry, “Lost in the Labyrinth of My Mind”, http://moyhill.com/lost/ ).

To enter the competition please answer the following question.

What is the name of the author, born in 1859 in Edinburgh, who penned the following lines:

“Subtle enough and horrible enough. When a doctor goes wrong he is the first of criminals. He has nerves and he has knowledge …”.

To enter please send an email to me at newauthoronline (at) gmail dot com putting “Competition” in the subject line.

The first person to correctly answer the question will receive a free signed (print) copy of “Lost in the Labyrinth of My Mind”.

Good luck!