Barbara Henderson

Bea Davenport reading at Quilliam Brothers June 5th at 17.00

Bea Davenport is the writing name of former print and broadcast journalist Barbara Henderson. Her first crime/suspense novel, In Too Deep, was a runner-up in the Luke Bitmead Bursary and is published by Legend Press on 1st June 2013. Bea spent many years as a newspaper reporter and latterly seventeen years as a senior broadcast [...]

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Science flash fiction

What’s it all about? Institute of Genetic Medicine flash fiction competition

  The fantastic British Science Festival 2013 is coming to Newcastle this year! To mark this occasion, the Institute for Genetic Medicine at Newcastle University is running a ‘flash’ writing competition and we want your stories and imaginations to help celebrate how our understanding about DNA and genetics has influenced lives. A poster about the competition, giving all details, [...]

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The NCLA Belonging Poetry Competition 2012

What makes you feel that you belong somewhere – that you are at home? It could be the house where you live or your local neighbourhood, town or city or even be a club or group that are special to you. We want you to think about what belonging and home mean to you and [...]


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Angel of the North

Flash Fiction Competition Heaton Manor School 2011

Heaton Manor School in Newcastle ran a Flash Fiction competition for everyone in the school on the theme, ‘The City’. The winning entries can be found in ‘Writing and Performance’. Some of the ideas used to inspire everyone are found in ‘Tips and Inspiration’. Heaton Manor’s next whole-school competition, for Christmas 2012, uses the theme [...]

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