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Tag Archives | Untold Stories

Drum roll, please…the winner of Untold Stories!

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Dear Readers, It has been a long journey, filled with hundreds of letters and stories, one that has been exciting and challenging and we are finally at an end. The announcement of the winner is particularly pleasing for us because it so happens that she is not only deserving of the prize given the quality […]

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Untold Stories Finalists

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Untold Stories Finalists Upon this humble writer’s desk landed more than five hundred letters. While many were instantly disqualified for being only typed, the standard of the competition was set very high from the start. As a gathering of Bookers opened letter after letter, we realised that selecting the top 100 would be an immensely […]

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Frequently Asked Questions: Untold Stories

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Hang on, what do you mean by ‘dead letter’? Dead letters are letters that were never delivered on time. They got lost, or sent to the wrong place and bounced back and forth. The sender intended for them to be read as soon as possible, but they never were. As such, your letter must speak […]

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Cover to Cover June Newsletter

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Thursday, 05 June 2014 Curl up with an amazing book this Winter As our current favourite book-series-turned-tv-show is fond of exclaiming, winter is coming. Even though here at the southern end of Africa the winters are mild and pleasant, the occasional chill that drives us indoors presents the perfect opportunity to curl up with a […]

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Untold Stories: Tell Your Story and Stand a Chance to Win a 3 Year Scholarship! (Closed – Winner Announced)

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Winner Announcement here: http://blog.exclusivebooks.co.za/drum-roll-please-the-winner-of-untold-stories/ Letters have long been a repository of personal and national history – they are the expressions of love and loss, the art form common to both common folk and royalty. In an increasingly impersonal age of a thousand boring emails that end with disclaimers and exhortations not to print this email […]

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