Spill the Beans welcomes writers regardless of writing experience, age or cultural background. We set writing challenges and publish your responses here on our home page. You can vote for your favourite stories or poems. The most popular ones are printed for our members in book format. Scan below to read stories and poems in our eBook.
Have your story or poem published
April celebrates fools and foolishness, so in 400 words, make us laugh, sigh or cringe with your foolish poem or tale. Please put Foolish 400 in the subject line and send your entry through to the Spill the Beans Challenge email - email@example.com or click submit here.
Send your Foolish Story or Poem before 30 April
Members entries are eligible to be included in Spill the Beans Book 5
Why not join our friendly team? Lots of fun events coming up - writing challenges, book launches, market stalls and more.
We are looking for people people with a variety of skills to help us to run our online writing community. Do you have good organisational skills? Basic computing? promotional, editing or marketing skills? We would LOVE to welcome you to our friendly team.
Send an email today to firstname.lastname@example.org
Wishing you all a happy, writing New Year!
A HUGE thank you to our wonderful sponsor Catherine Wilson (STONE REAL ESTATE). We couldn't have published your stories and poems without her help.
Thank you to all our supporters, Catherine Wilson, STONE Real Estate, Georgia Wye, Harry Hartog Books, Liam Carroll, Tawny Frogmouth, DY RSL, our hard working volunteer executive, and of course all our wonderful members and writers.
Have a happy creative holiday!
Send us an email with volunteer in the subject line and let us know what you enjoy doing and how you would like to help.
A HUGE supporter of Spill the Beans Shiho Sparkle Hooper launched our first challenge 'It wasn't the travel experience I thought it would be' Today another first - a face to face AGM!
Our challenge book sponsor receives a Certificate of Appreciation along with Laurie Wilson, Poet and Photographer, Cindy Davies and Helen Lyne Photographer
We roar with laughter as authors Laurie Wilson, Helen Lyne and Cindy Davies read some of their challenge entries. Here is Cindy Davies with her story ' Drama on the Orient Express'
We truly listen to the words of Paperback Writer for the first time. What a great performance!
Trina's book 'Stolen Blessings is a memoir about growing up and later fleeing Afghanistan.
Performance poet Helen Lyne entertained us with her poems Good Sons chatted about her Book of short stories Love, Disappointment and Other Joys of life.
Jamie Brooke, Childrens' authors talks about her books Wilbert the Wombat Social Distances and Wilbert the Wombat Saves the Day
Vivien Wilson discusses her book Ursula's Story, a vibrant memoir of her mother
'Nowt But Drippin' exclaims Julie Howard as she describes her novel which is a lively slice of Yorkshire life in the sixties.
Maria McDougall: President Society of Women Writers presents Spill the Beans Certificates of Appreciation to Laurie Wilson, Helen Lyne and Cindy Davies
Members do you want to sell your books at the market? Email email@example.com put MARKET in the subject line and indicate if you would like a morning or afternoon spot
Not a member yet. Fill in the form on membership tab and you can sell your books with us, meet other authors and have lots of fun. Volunteers email us at firstname.lastname@example.org put VOLUNTEERS in the subject line
Renew your membership. Annual Fee: $20 ($10 Concession) send to
BSB: 633000 A/C 176254241 A/C Name: Spill the Beans NSW Inc
First of all welcome to all our new members and a big thank you to everyone who made a donation. Without you, we couldn't fund this website.
Special thanks to Catherine Wilson from Stone Real Estate whose generous sponsorship enabled us to publish two books of your stories and poems.
A huge thank you to the team, who volunteer to do the editing, website design, blog, event management and administration.
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