Honour Roll – 2010 Winning Writers

The following eight members of Ireland North East passed the 50,000 words in one month finish-line this year. While we’re proud of everyone who took part, it’s only fair to give this lot an extra cheer. Two were veterans of the region in 2009 and one was under 20.

(final word counts are in brackets – writers are in alphabetical username order)

AccentMonkey (50,022)

CiaranHodgers (50,567)

Gintoki (50,165)

Grace Tierney (75,044)

LiasCrowe (50,131)

MaeraBlack (50,119)

MariaM(50,218)

RetrosexualRawr (50,192)

Result of the All Ireland Word War this year, run by Farfalla (ML for NorthernIreland) – Leinster won! But special mention goes to Crowley from the Connaught team who wrote more than 27,000 words in the last two days. Amazing stuff.

Well done everyone!

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About wordfoolery

Grace Tierney is a writer and mother living in rural Ireland. Specialising in a humourous slant thanks to years of reading Wodehouse, Dickens, Pratchett, Brookmyre, and chick-lit galore, her fiction and non-fiction writing has been published internationally and locally in everything from the local paper to anthologies, online media, coffee tins, and glossy magazines in several different countries. She has published three books for writers; “Positive Thoughts for Writers”, “The Writing Contest Expert's Guide to Fiction Contests”, and “The Writing Contest Expert’s Guide to Nonfiction Contests” based on her long-running contest column for Writer Online (available at www.lulu.com/gracetierney). Grace is currently writing her second chick-lit novel. For more information about Grace’s work see www.gracetierney.com.
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