For those of you interested in reading the winning entry of the Nottingham Writers' Club Manuscript of the Year competition, the author has posted it on his own blog here: http://davidabowman.blogspot.com
I have stories published in Take a Break's Fiction Feast, That's Life (Australia), The Weekly News, People's Friend, Yours and The Lincolnshire Echo. I also have a short story published in the charity anthology 100 Stories for Queensland.
I am a member of Trowell Writers' Trust and Nottingham Writers' Club. I have had several first, second and third places in their short story competitions over the last few years. In 2008 I was runner up in the National Association of Writers' Groups annual competition for short stories. In May 2009 I was awarded second place in Writing Magazine short story competition and the entry is available on their website.