While we Shiny editors are all slaving over hot computers to get next week's edition off the ground, we thought we should remind you that you need to write and submit your entry to the Shiny Poetry Competition. With a nice broad subject (Reading -- so you could even write about the Berkshire town and get away with it), a 25-line limit and some tasty prizes, what's not to lose?
It's a fact that many people write poetry secretly, perhaps never thinking of publication. But it's also an obvious fact that some of those poems are probably really good. So if you have even a faint hope that yours might be, just bite the bullet and send it in. Full details here.