Writers' Website wins award

<p>ABCtales.com, a writers' Website established by Big Issue founder John Bird and Body Shop's co-founder Gordon Roddick, has won the New Statesman Online Communities Award. The site, launched in December, beat more than 100 other nominated community Websites to the award, including that of law publisher Cavendish (cavendishpublishing.com) and the BBC (www.bbc.co.uk). The Website was also one of the runners-up in the BT Overall Merit Award.</p><p>ABCtales has published more than 6,000 stories and poems on its Website, contributed for free by its members. A selection of the writing is also f...

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