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    The Australian Writers’ Centre runs a Furious Fiction writing competition on the first weekend of every month. Writers have 55 hours to write a 500-word short story based on a brief. The first prize is AUD$500, with the winner and shortlisted entries showcased on the Writers’ Centre website.I entered my first Furious Fiction in April 2020. And to help me focus on my writing, the competition fell ... Read more

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