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.
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!
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 email@example.com
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.
Put the date in your diary. Saturday 18 February 2023
Chat and buy their amazing books. Members email us if you would like to sell your books at the Market. Put 'Sell my books at the market in the subject line.
At only $5 they are a fabulous read and a wonderful gift.
Did you know members' stories and poems are printed in Spill the Beans Books? Maybe you have a budding author who would love to see their story or poem in print. Buy them a Spill the Beans membership for Christmas. Only $20 p.a or $10 concession. Click the membership tab today.
Always wanted to write? Take a writing challenge in 2023 and read your stories and poems online.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com put VOLUNTEERS in the subject line
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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