Over the next few weeks, the Mamamia Women’s Network will be badgering you. Badgering you to write for us.
You see, we are launching a writers’ competition. We have never done this before, and we’re doing it in conjunction with HarperCollins Publishers.
The winners across seven different categories will all get an intro to HarperCollins Publishers, as well as a cash prize and the chance to build an ongoing publishing relationship with the Mamamia Women’s Network.
You can read absolutely everything about it, including how to enter, HERE.
Every entry will include a donation to the Indigenous Literacy Fund, and no stories will be published on the Mamamia Women’s Network without permission and payment.
But first, there are some things you should know.
Once upon a time, it was built mostly on the stories of one woman, Mia Freedman, from her lounge-room floor. But as it has grown and morphed into a glorious multi-headed beast, MWN has shared the stories of thousands upon thousands of Australian women. It’s not the voice of one woman, it’s the chorus of many.
Some of them have helped women when they were in a particularly grim or difficult moment in their lives.
Some of them have just given them something to laugh at, or yell at, or share with their friends.
Whatever. Stories are women’s currency, and we want to offer our platform, our megaphone, to as many women who have something to say as we possibly can.
That’s why we want to hear from you.
But first, here are some things that we have learnt over the eight years we’ve been trading stories, that might help you, if you want to join our chorus .