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Category Archives: Margaret River Short Story Competition


On winning literary prizes

One of the defining characteristics of life, whether it is the life of a crocus or the life of a capitalist, is competition. The flower that blooms is the winner in a series of contests; the businessperson of the year, likewise. The winner is the one that … Read more »

E-news giveaway: Things That Are Found in Trees and Other Stories

Thanks to Margaret River Press, Kill Your Darlings is giving away a copy of Things That Are Found in Trees and Other Stories. ‘This compact, elegantly printed and bound collection edited by master-storyteller Richard Rossiter’ (William Yeoman, The West Australian) contains winning entries from the inaugural 2011 Margaret River Short Story Competition. To … Read more »