NEW WRITING CONTEST CHECK OUT:
submissions of original flash fiction stories between 200 and 1000 words. http://www.freeflashfiction.com/
$25 ENTRY FEE
Hidden River Publishing announces the opening of our second
Eludia Award, for a first book-length unpublished novel or
collection of stories. The prize is open to women writers age
40 and older, who do not yet have a book-length publication of
fiction. (Book length publications in other genres are fine.)
The winning manuscript will be published on our imprint, Sowilo
Press, and will receive $1000 plus ten copies of the book.
Deadline March 15, 2013. Winner will be announced October 8,
The Blotter Contest
$25 ENTRY FEE
Publishing consultant Laine Cunningham teams up with The Blotter
literary magazine every year to sponsor a writing contest. The
award is open to all book-length fiction works such as novels,
novellas, collections of linked short stories, and unique
manuscripts that merge genres. Young adult novels are also welcome,
as are novels in progress. First prize is $500 cash and a library of books. Second prize is
$125 cash and a library of books. Third prize is a library of books.
The total value of the books is over $1,000. All winners also receive
To submit, send the first 10 to 20 pages (double spaced) to The
Blotter, 1010 Hale Street, Durham, NC 27705. A synopsis may be
included as part of the total page count but is not required.
Entries must be received by February 28, 2013. The author’s name
cannot appear on the sample or the synopsis. Include a separate
page with the work’s title and category, whether the novel is
complete or in progress, author’s name, phone number, email, and
mailing address. The fee includes a year’s subscription.
Writers Digest has contest check it out: http://www.writersdigest.com/competitions/writing-competitions
CONTEST TO ENTER
WINNERS OF DECEMBER, 2011 CONTEST
Winners of December Contest,2011
CCWriters Members-Only Contest
These rules are effective for December 1, 2011 through January 15, 2012. This contest is for the benefit of our members. Pay careful attention to the guidelines. Entries will be judged. READ CAREFULLY
Exclusive: Only Collierville Christian Writers members may enter the contests.
Your Work: Work must be the member’s original work, unpublished at the entry deadline. Publication on the Internet counts as publication.Deadline: Works must be Emailed no later than midnight January 15, 2012
Word count: 1000 words maximum for story.
Note: Will not accept any entry after that date. Must be emailed. Clearly mark contest as subject on email.
EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
Prose format: Stories Must be double=spaced Author’s name appears only on the left hand side, under name approximate word count..
Winners: First place to receive $15.00. Second place receives $10.00 and Third place receives $5.00. Fourth and fifth places receive honorary mention (no cash). If fewer than eight entries are received, contest is cancelled. Topics/Themes are as follows: 1)What the New Year Means to You and or Family now or Then.2) Things you remember most fondly about Growing Up. 3) What it meant to your parents or grandparents on being an American. ( Be Creative) These can be fiction or non-fiction.
You may enter as many times as you wish.