The Wright-Murray Residency for Speculative Fiction Writers is once again seeking applications from New Zealand writers of science fiction, fantasy or horror. Now in its second year, the residency was co-founded by award-winning author Lee Murray and philanthropist Chloe Wright OBE. It offers the winning writer a week’s accommodation at a country estate in the Bay of Plenty, a stipend to cover expenses and mentorship to develop their writing project.
You can find more information on the SpecFicNZ site or go straight to the application form.
SpecFicNZ are running their annual Blogging Week over 19-25 September this year. Blogging week is a platform for you to share with the world your love of writing and New Zealand. You don’t have to be a member of SpecFicNZ to participate or even a writer or even live in New Zealand – if there is something relevant that you have to say, and you have a blog to say it on, then SpecFicNZ would love to hear from you. To participate, once the week has begun please email your links to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment/link on their blogging page
Not sure what to write about? You can check the NZ Spec Fic Blogging Week page for background and a list of suggestions to help you get started.
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