Carla Acheson

Historical Fiction Author

Everybody enjoyed the evening at the Elliot hotel event with Black Lotus Publishing (Roger) and Barbara Bisco. Her talk was extremely engaging and enlightening to many writers who attended.

Barbara Bisco will be judging the 2011 Rock Writers Group Short Story Competition. Entry details will be posted online and made available through the press at the end of summer.

Barbara has expressed her eagerness to return to Gibraltar in order to attend the prize giving. Let’s hope we have just as many interested participants as last year!


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