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nina-amir's picture
Oct.25.2011
Many of you who have been following this blog for the last few years or more know that I am the founder of Write Nonfiction in November, a challenge and a blog, affectionately called WNFIN. Although you can read the great blog posts at WNFIN all year long--and they are always posted here at...
alma-alexander's picture
Oct.20.2011
You have two chances to win an ebook of my third Triads collection - three ghost stories collected under the title "Haunted" - just in time for Halloween! Details are here: http://anghara.livejournal.com/545526.html   I look forward to hearing from you!
dale-estey's picture
Oct.07.2011
  Free Samples of the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize ShortlistBy Jason Boog  Six writers joined the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prizeshortlist this morning, running for this year’s $50,000 prize (in Canadian currency). Follow the links below (via Globe Books) to read free samples from...
terry-odell's picture
Sep.22.2011
We've had family visiting all week, so we've had a change in our routine. I was going to recycle a writing post I'd posted before, but thought I'd simply share one of our 'adventures.' On the other hand, it IS a writing post, because everything can be considered writing fodder. I can think of...
pat-bertram's picture
Sep.21.2011
Noah Baird, author of Donations to Clarity, needs the name for a female roller derby player. These girls/women love scary names, so let your imagination fly! He also needs an original rock band name, circa late ‘80s. He wants something so sleazy, so nasty, you’ll want to bathe in Purell and throw...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.06.2011
2011 Giller longlist a wide open field   by Stuartt Woods   A sure sign the fall literary season is underway, the Scotiabank Giller Prize has announced its first round of nominees for 2011. The 17-title longlist – the largest since the prize began announcing it in 2006 – pits newcomers (...
pat-bertram's picture
Aug.31.2011
Contest! To celebrate the release of Susan Surman’s new book, Dancing at all the Weddings, she is hosting a writing contest, “A Healthy Divorce.” Please write a very short story or a real life anecdote (no more than 500 words) about a healthy divorce — if there is such a thing! Click here for...
sofia-diana-gabel's picture
Aug.31.2011
There is a great short story writing contest going on now until the end of September 2011. There is a low entry fee and pretty good monetary prizes. So, if anyone is interested in submitting their stories, get busy! The sponsor is the Ventura County Writers Club, an 80 year old group of writers...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.19.2011
    Contests, Facebook Win $25,000 in Reader’s Digest Writing Contest By Maryann Yin   To celebrate the publication of Life…The Reader’s Digest Version: Great Advice, Simply Put, Reader’s Digest will host the “Your Life…” contest. The grand prize winner will receive $25,000, and ten...
caridad-pineiro's picture
Jul.26.2011
It's finally here! THE LOST, the first book in my new SIN HUNTERS paranormal romance series, has hit bookshelves and is available online at various vendors. Join me for the rest of this month and all of August as I celebrate the release of THE LOST with some very special contests and an...